South Somerset, in Somerset, south-west England, has a population of around 160,000 and was previously known as Yeovil up until 1985. South Somerset borders Devon, Dorset and Wiltshire. If you have been involved in an accident at work which left you with a back injury, you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. A back injury at work in South Somerset may leave you feeling unsure of what to do next, but by giving us a call, we may be able to help.
If you have injured your back at work and are unsure who is to blame for your injuries, it could well be your employer who has been negligent. Your employer has a responsibility to ensure that your workstation is safe to use and that you are using your equipment in the correct way and your posture is as it should be. Do you work in an office or at a desk? You should have received guidance on how to position your chair, computer and desk so as not to receive a back injury while at work.
If you are required to lift or move heavy objects, you should have received training to ensure that you are lifting items in accordance with proper Health and Safety standards. Lifting or moving heavy objects can cause back injuries and so it is incredibly important that your employer takes responsibility to ensure that all employees are adequately trained. Training to lift and move heavy items can keep employees free from injury.
If you feel like your employer has let you down and your back injury, which has happened at work, is not your fault then it may be time to think about making a back injury at work in South Somerset compensation claim, and we may be able to help you do so.
How Accident Advice Helpline can help you
We are experienced in back injury compensation claims and have helped many victims after they have had the misfortune of sustaining an injury. Call our team of experts today on 0800 689 0500 for no-obligation advice.
Accident Advice Helpline are recommended by former clients and by our patron, Dame Esther Rantzen, and we will give you all the information you need to know about how to make a claim for a back injury at work in South Somerset.
Date Published: 7th December 2014
Author: David Brown