Obligations of yourself and your employer for health and safety – get advice on injury claims in Perth
Although it is your employer’s job to ensure that you don’t have an accident at work in Perth and sustain any injuries, it is also up to you to protect yourself. If you have been appropriately trained and informed about all of the health and safety regulations you need to stick to, then if you choose not to do as you have been trained, an accident at work in Perth will be considered your fault, and you will not be able to claim compensation or any other type of payout, even if you do have to take time off work to recover. There will usually be more stringent rules involved if you work in a dangerous occupation, and you should learn all of the health and safety guidelines before you start, then be prepared to stick to them. We are here for you when you need advice on injury claims in Perth.
Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience in the field of personal injury compensation claims, and will be able to help you to process a claim for an accident at work if you are sure that your accident was caused by the negligence of your employer.
Call the helpline on 0800 689 0500 to get help with your claim, and the team will help you to decide whether or not you have a good enough case for a successful claim. If you do then you can choose whether or not you want to proceed before being passed over to our professional injury lawyers who can get your claim started. These lawyers will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis, and will also work on your behalf to get you the compensation you deserve.
As the employee, it is up to you to learn everything you can about your job and the risks it poses, as well as any health and safety rules and regulations put in place by your employer. If you do not do what is expected of you as an employee, then an accident at work will be considered your own fault.
- Learn the job before you start
- Report safety issues to a supervisor as early as possible
- Cooperate with safety procedures and rules
- Wear protective equipment that is supplied
- Do the job safely and efficiently, in the way it is supposed to be carried out
Your employer’s obligations
Your employer has an obligation to all employees to keep them safe and ensure that they have all of the training and protective equipment they need. Your employer should provide:
- Safe premises and equipment
- Protective equipment as required, which is rigorously checked
- Training and instruction to all new employees
- Safe practices
- A suitable environment for completing the job at hand
- Managers and supervisors on hand to provide support as require
Contact us today for advice on injury claims in Perth.
Date Published: 15th May 2014
Author: David Brown