Employers have a moral and legal obligation to protect their employees’ health and safety while at work. If they fail to do this, the repercussion could be serious. When you suffer an industrial disease, it is a big blow to both you and your dependants especially in cases where you are the sole bread winner in the family.
After you have been diagnosed with an industrial disease you would probably want advice on personal injury claims in Chesterfield and who better to give it you than Accident Advice Helpline. We are endorsed by consumer champion Dame Esther Rantzen to give you the much needed advice about making a compensation claim.
Industrial diseases take a wide and these can include:
- Carpal syndrome
- Severe cramp of the hand or forearm
- Occupational dermatitis e.g. work involving strong acids or alkali
- Hand-arm vibration
- Occupational asthma e.g. from wood, dust and soldering using flux
- Tendonitis of the hand or forearm
- Occupational cancer
Who is to blame for your industrial illness?
It’s the duty of your employer to provide you with a safe working environment and minimise the risk of you developing an industrial disease or illness. If you work place is very noisy, your employer should provide you with ear defenders to prevent industrial deafness or noise induced hearing noise.
If your job involved coming into contact with dangerous chemicals, you have the right protective gear and if they can replace the dangerous chemical with less harmful ones to ensure you have minimal contact with them. Proving that you employer is liable for you injury is crucial to build a strong case and get maximum compensation.
Why make a personal injury compensation claim for an industrial illness?
First and foremost for the suffering, pain and distress that the injury has and is putting you through because you life will never be the same again. Second, to recover lost future and present income and third to pay for any additional treatment that you may need in the future.
Accident Advice Helpline is more happy as ever to give you advice on personal injury claims in Chesterfield
Accident Advice Helpline will provide you with a free, personalised, confidential, no obligation consultation once you get in touch with our brilliant team of personal injury solicitors. We will keep your interest first and be with you all the way through your claim process.
If you need advice on personal injury claims in Chesterfield or need assistance to start a personal injury compensation claim for any type of industrial illness or disease, telephone us now on our 24/7 freephone accident helpline on: 0800 689 0500 FREE or mobile 0333 500 0993 or alternatively take the 30 second test on our website.
Date Published: 13th September 2015
Author: David Brown