Your to-do list after an accident at work
Unsure about your options after having an accident at work? Trying to decide what exactly you should do next? You might be in need of a little advice and guidance – and if this is the case, then you have come to the right place here. This is your to do list after your accident – including information about making an East Lindsey (or wherever you mat actually work) injury at work claim.
Get medical attention
Always ensure that your health and wellness is your main priority after your accident. If you are suffering from any injuries, make an appointment with your GP at the earliest possible opportunity. They will be able to assess whether you need any further treatment, and may decide to issue you with a prescription for pain relief medication.
Know your rights
It’s important that you know what you are entitled to, including how much time off work you will be able to take, what your responsibilities will be regarding this, and whether you need to show a note from a doctor. Speak with your employer so you know exactly what is expected of you.
Advice with a injury at work claim in East Lindsey
Speaking of rights that you have after an accident, did you know that you might be able to make an injury at work claim? This could apply to you if the incident in question was not your fault (maybe you weren’t given the appropriate training or equipment to carry out the job, for example), and it happened during the past three years.
Making an East Lindsey injury at work claim can be easy when you have the support and guidance of the professionals. Have your questions at the ready, as the advisors will be more than happy to tell you exactly what you need to know.
Make your way through this list after your accident, and you should find that the process can be really straightforward and manageable. Take your time over your decisions, but don’t take too long, as it’s really vital that you take action to get things done and dusted as soon as you can. Which of these points will you be actioning first?
To discuss your options at this time with a professional or receive all the free advice with a injury at work claim in East Lindsey you require get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline. You can do this by calling 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 15th December 2014
Author: David Brown