Working in the great outdoors is a job position many people thoroughly enjoy. Working with a wide variety of plants and flowers and creating a green masterpiece on a daily basis can give a high amount of job satisfaction.
Like any other job role there is a variety of different hazards which can cause a problem for the workers. Even if the employee has a basic knowledge of different plants they are working with if they are not provided with the correct equipment by the employer they may need to file an accident at work in Tower Hamlets compensation claim.
Potential hazards for gardeners
Working with plants can be dangerous on its own. Many shrubs have sharp leaves and can be poisonous. Even with a basic knowledge of some plants if a new employee is not trained properly they could be susceptible to a large number of accidents with the plants they are working with.
As well as the plants themselves the equipment being used can also be hazardous. Electrical equipment such as lawnmowers and tree cutters all have sharp edges. Though the use of this equipment is mostly common sense there can be faults and these could result in an electric shocks.
Other more natural hazards can also take effect on gardeners. If the work area is not given adequate breaks they can suffer as a result from the weather, such as sun stroke. Any of these hazards can be an accident at work in Tower Hamlets compensation claim.
An accident at work in Tower Hamlets in the garden
Having an accident in the garden can have various different injuries so by making an accident at work in Tower Hamlets compensation claim the amount of money can also vary. Depending on how severe the injuries are relates to the amount of compensation money that could be claimed.
Many of the accidents for gardeners can be avoided with the right amount of training so if there is enough evidence to prove the case it already stands a good chance.
If you have had an accident at work whilst working outdoors you may be entitled to some compensation money for your injuries. Even if you believe that you may be partially responsible for the accident you could still make a claim.
Accident Advice Helpline can help so call 0800 689 0500 and claim today.
Date Published: 19th May 2014
Author: David Brown