Accidents in warehouses are unfortunately more common than they should be. With the extent of manual handling and heavy pieces of machinery in operation there are many causes for accident at work compensation in North Ayrshire.
Making a claim on an accident that was not your fault is a right you have as an injured party. Paying the associated costs and going through the pain is not fair so by making a claim you are standing up for yourself.
Hazards in a Warehouse
Just looking at a warehouse it is clear to see that there are hazards. Tall stacks of pallets, high up shelves filled with stock. Anything could pose as a potential threat to the staff working there.
In addition to the stationary fixtures the use of machinery can also prove to be hazardous. Whether it is through a lack of training or carelessness of a colleague serious injuries can be obtained.
Any accident that occurs which isn’t the fault of the injured party could be a claim for accident at work compensation in North Ayrshire.
Evidence for Accident at Work Compensation in North Ayrshire
Having evidence of an accident is a key element of winning a case for compensation. Purely saying the accident was not your fault is very difficult to prove. If you have the evidence to back up your story you will stand a much better chance.
If the accident was a result of a lack of training accident at work compensation in North Ayrshire could be claimed. All employers keep a record of all staff training and by using this it could be used to verify that the necessary training to avoid the accident was not given.
In addition to using records many warehouses also have CCTV installed. This could also be used by the chosen legal representative to collaborate your story.
If you have been injured in a warehouse accident at work you could be entitled to some compensation. If you need some help in getting started on making a claim or you have some questions you want to ask, we can help.
Accident Advice Helpline have a team of experienced advisers who can help to guide you in the right direction and give you the answers you need. It is free to call us so get in touch today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile and claim today.
Date Published: 12th October 2014