Working as a cleaner can have many benefits. With the satisfaction of having a spring clear out every day and meeting a large variety of new people on a daily basis cleaners have some great perks to their role.
Although it is a job many people deign to work at some people love it. But whether you love it or hate it cleaners face dangerous hazards every day. Any hazard they face could be an accident at work in Sutton compensation claim.
Hazards for cleaners
Chemical solutions vary far and wide. Being used in different rooms for different purposes using chemicals goes hand in hand with being a cleaner. However if products are supplied which are not COSHH approved there could be some serious accidents. Chemicals are approved for a reason so by being made to use unsafe substances there could be an accident at work in Sutton claim.
Other hazards for cleaners involve electrical appliances. Though these are normally safe there may be instances where an employer is negligent towards equipment. Not conducting adequate PAT tests and regular visual checks could mean that any developing issue with that piece of equipment goes unnoticed. This in itself is dangerous and puts any user in danger of an electric shock.
An accident at work in Sutton for cleaners
Despite cleaners not being very high up the hierarchy of job roles they still have the right to make a claim after an accident at work in Sutton. If the accident was not their fault and they were injured as a result then compensation money could be awarded.
Evidence is needed in order to process any claim so any photographs of the hazard could be taken with a camera or mobile phone. In addition to eye witness accounts and any CCTV footage, if available, a strong case can be built in order to put through a compensation claim.
If you were recently injured whilst at work as a cleaner you may be entitled to some compensation. Whether you were not responsible at all for the accident or partially responsible you could still receive some money.
To find out if you could be entitled to some compensation you can give us a call. Accident Advice Helpline can answer all the questions that you may have and can start your claim today. Call us for free on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 16th May 2014
Author: David Brown