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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident at work compensation in High Peak


    Personal Injury Solicitors in High Peak

    Retail workers are some of the hardest working employees there are. Often being overlooked there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes of a retail store which doesn’t get seen by customers.

    In an environment which is fast paced and tasks are non stop it is evident why some accidents happen back of house in the world of retail. If you are injured through no fault of your own you may be looking at accident at work compensation in High Peak.

    Back Of House Hazards In Retail

    Retail deliveries can be huge. Coming in constantly from all different couriers throughout the day the parcels build up whilst staff try to keep up with the workload.

    Manual handling is a common cause of retail accidents. Many employers skip the training because to them it is common sense. However this frame of mind can result in accident at work compensation in High Peak.

    Other hazards could be in house procedures such as overfilling stockroom shelves or not having dangerous ladders replaced. All health and safety issues also cause a lot of accidents. Whether it is the fault of the employer or a careless employee a claim could be made if an accident happens.

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    Making A Claim For Accident At Work Compensation In High Peak

    When the time comes to make a claim for an accident you were injured in you potentially could have lots of evidence to use. As stores have plenty of employees there will no doubt be witnesses to your accident  who can later on provide statements verifying your version of events.

    Training files are also kept regarding any health and safety training for team members. By using this any interested parties may see that inadequate training was given in order to avoid the accident which occurred as a result.

     An extra piece of evidence could be CCTV. Many retail outlets have CCTV to deter thieves but it can also be used as evidence. Your employer will find it difficult to fight a case which is caught on film.

    If you have been injured at work you could make a claim for accident at work compensation in High Peak. Accident Advice Helpline have extensive experience in making claims so we can help. We can answer all of your questions so call us for free on 0800 689 0500 today.

    Date Published: 29th September 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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