Employers are required to carry out frequent risk assessments to ensure that they eliminate or minimise potential risks to their employees. Should they fail in their duty, you may be entitled to seek advice on personal injury claims in South Lakeland.
Employers and business workers need to ensure that health and safety precautions at adhered to prevent accidents at work happening. An accident at work can happen to anyone regardless of their workplace, and can affect any employee.
Why trust Accident Advice Helpline?
We at Accident Advice Helpline understand that when you suffer an injury at work, it can be really stressful and hectic pursuing a personal injury claim. We handle all compensation claims in a professional and sympathetic manner, with our team of personal injury solicitors ensuring that you receive the maximum amount of compensation that you deserve.
An accident at work
Accidents at work come in various forms and are very common all over the country. However, many of these accidents could be avoided if employers and business owners adhere to strict health and safety measures. Getting in touch with us today means you will have the best advice on personal injury claims in South Lakeland.
The duties of your employer
All employers and business owners are morally and legally obliged to ensure the safety of their employees and visitors at the work place. The duties of your employer include:
- To provide you with a clean and safe working environment
- To provide you with proper and adequate training
- To provide you with personal protective clothing and equipment where needed
- To ensure that tools and machinery are properly maintained and in good working condition. It can include replacing or buying worn out equipment
If your employer fails to observe these duties and then end result is you suffering a personal injury, then you are well within your right to make an accident compensation claim.
A temporary or a permanent worker can make an injury at work compensation claim, and the length of your employment does no matter either, you have the right to be safe from the minute you start a job.
Getting advice on personal injury claims in South Lakeland
Accident Advice Helpline has made it very easy for you to make an accident at work claim. Our team of professional and qualified personal injury solicitors make and ensure that your claim process is smooth and hassle free as possible, without you having to pay us any money to get your claim started.
Get in touch with one of our friendly legal advisors free on a landline by calling 0800 689 0500, or from you mobile call 0333 500 0993 right now. We will offer you free advice on personal injury claims in South Lakeland and make sure you receive the compensation you are entitled to.
Date Published: 31st October 2015
Author: David Brown