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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

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    There are many dangers which remain concealed in a busy warehouse. Workers could easily trip over an obstruction or encounter a head injury. In such an environment it is vital that health and safety are top of the agenda. There can be no room for error so it is important that safety comes first and not last. If you were involved in a workplace accident and you’re looking for the best solicitor in Brechin, contact Accident Advice Helpline.

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    Discarded packaging strewn across the floor could catch under someone’s feet, causing them to lose footing. The same could apply with strapping as it could become entangled around the shoes. Cluttered walkways are the most common type of tripping hazard that even the best solicitor in Brechin has to contend with. Therefore, it is important that the floor is kept completely clear.

    Items tucked on a high shelf can topple over if they have been poorly stacked. A worker could encounter a nasty blow if items propel onto the head. Even small items can create a hard impact when dropped from a great height. The knock could be so severe, it could cause unconsciousness.

    When workers are asked to remove or store goods on high shelves,climbing apparatus should be both safe and secure. Only staff who have been trained to complete such a task should attempt such a feat. Failure to provide training would almost certainly deem a company liable should a staff member become injured.

    Workers should also receive instruction on how to handle heavy items. A box lifted incorrectly could fall onto the feet and crush toes, it could also cause severe damage to the posture and cause all manner of back problems. There are many ergonomic ways to prevent such physical harm. Staff must be instructed on proper lifting techniques.

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    If the correct safety precautions have not been implemented, a warehouse could become a very dangerous place. If you have suffered an injury whilst working in a warehouse and feel that your employer or a work colleague was responsible, it is certainly worth talking the matter through with a no-win, no-fee solicitor.

    How to claim

    For more information and free advice on using the best solicitor in Brechin, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 for instant guidance. Call from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 or Text “claim365” to 88010.

    There is no obligation to proceed with any of the advice given. Why not take the 30-second test on our website?

    Date Published: 20th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.