Employees are always prone to common accidents in the workplace in Cumbria. Those who work in dangerous environments, such as the construction or oil industry, are just as likely to suffer as those who work in safer environments.
No matter what sort of workplace you happen to work in, you have the right to expect that your employers will provide you with a safe work environment.
According to Employer’s Liability, your employers are liable for any harm that is done or suffered or sustained in the course of your employment.
So, what this means is that if you happen to sustain a deep wound to the arm, develop an occupational illness or disease or lose a limb, while performing the tasks that come under your domain, as per your job description, you could file a claim against your employers.
What should you do immediately after common accidents in the workplace in Cumbria?
For starters, visiting the first aider at your workplace or calling an ambulance would be a good idea. Then make sure that you explain to the doctor, exactly how you got injured. The doctor’s notes, medical reports and tests can be used as evidence.
Once this is done, call us here at Accident Advice Helpline so you can get some insight into what it means to claim against your employer and the various angles that could be used to deal with your situation. Doing this has the following advantages:
- You will be clearer on your options
- Our solicitors could help form a strong and solid case thus improving your chances of getting compensated for your financial losses
- You could gather evidence based on his or her suggestions
As the claimant, you need all that you can gather to tip the balance of scales in your favour, and this would be a great way to ensure success.
Can my employer fire me for claiming?
This is one question that almost every employee asks us and the answer is “no” because if your employers does so, they would be in breach of the law.
How to contact Accident Advice Helpline
Contacting us to claim after common accidents in the workplace in Cumbria shouldn’t be a problem for callers. If you wish to speak to us via mobile 0333 500 0993 is the number that you need to dial in whenever you feel the need to do so. You could also call us on our landline number 0800 689 0500, free of cost, to speak to one of our advisors.
You could also type ‘claim 365’ and then, send this to us on 88010. Get in touch today!
Date Published: 11th October 2015
Author: David Brown