Tips for working safely in venues and how to claim accident at work compensation if something goes wrong
You should be just as safe working in a venue as you should working in a bar, as long as the employer you are working for has certain safety measures put in place to keep you safe.
Not all employers will be looking out for their employees as well as others, though, so you also need to know how to keep yourself safe throughout the time that you work there. Keeping safe doesn’t just include when you are working at the venue, but also when you are getting there and getting home, and for clearing up at the end of the night.
- Make sure you can get home safely. Working in a venue means that you will probably be heading home in the early hours of the morning most of the time. For this reason you should always know exactly how you are getting home at the end of a night, and have a back-up plan just in case your original plan doesn’t work out.
- Beware of broken glass. If you are working in a larger venue, it is likely that all of the glasses will actually be made of plastic, but in some venues they will still be using glass and then you need to be careful not to touch the broken glass at the end of the night with your bare hands. Be aware, also, of not handing glass bottles to customers, but instead pouring them into plastic.
- Work in groups. Try not to end up stuck on a bar on your own, so that if you have to deal with a difficult customer you are not on your own. If your employer asks you to work on your own at any point, try to point out to them that it would be much safer for you to be accompanied by someone else.
You may be able to claim accident at work compensation in Lincoln
If you are injured at work, and can prove that your employer was negligent in some way, causing your injuries, you may be able to claim accident at work compensation in Lincoln. Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience with personal injury accident at work compensation in Lincoln and works with experienced personal injury lawyers, who will work with you and on your behalf to get you the accident at work compensation in Lincoln that you deserve.
You can call the helpline on 0800 689 0500 to get through to a member of the friendly team, who will offer you advice before passing you over to an in house lawyer who can make a start on your claim. You are under no obligation to proceed at this point, but if you do decide to go ahead your claim will be processed quickly and efficiently.