Statistics from the Labour Force Survey indicate that last year alone over 23 million days were lost due to work-related illnesses and 4.7 million due to injury in the UK. On average, each employee took 16 days off work. Stress, depression and musculoskeletal disorders were reported to be responsible for the majority of days lost.
Avoiding workplace injuries
Workplace injuries can be avoided, or at least reduced to a minimum, if employers adhered strictly to the safety guidelines stipulated by law. However if you suffered injury or fell ill as a result of an unsafe working environment or your employer’s failure to fulfill his/her duty of care then you be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Claiming after an accident at work in Lincoln might seem unpleasant and risky. However, starting a personal injury claim with Accident Advice Helpline is easy and without hassle or risk. For over 15 years we have been busy streamlining the claims process to make it as simple and straightforward as possible for our clients. All you need to do is call us and tell us everything that happened. Our specialist personal injury solicitors will handle everything from there. Do not delay any longer, start your claim for compensation today.
Will I be sacked for claiming after an accident at work in Lincoln?
The law protects all employees from unfair dismissal or discrimination at the place of work. Being sacked for claiming after an accident at work in Lincoln is contrary to the law. If you feel you have been discriminated against for making a personal injury claim, let us know about it.
We understand that accident at work claims are sensitive and we handle them as such. Our expert claims solicitors will work very hard to try to make sure that your claim comes to an amicable conclusion.
Where do workplace accidents occur?
It is an unfortunate fact that despite health and safety laws aimed at maintaining safe working conditions, workplace accidents still do occur. Injuries around the workplace include:
- Injury caused by malfunctioning machinery and equipment
- Exposure to toxic chemicals and substances.
- Slip, trip and fall accidents
- Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Chronic back pain
- Car crash injuries in the case of employed drivers
Whatever the nature or cause of your accident at work, you can rely on Accident Advice Helpline to handle your claim with the attention and professionalism it deserves.
Start your claim with Accident Advice Helpline today
If you have suffered a workplace injury within the last 3 years, please contact us as soon as possible on 0800 689 0500 from landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Take action today.
Date Published: 28th September 2015
Author: David Brown