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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

    Industrial injuries in Sunderland

    A guide to making a claim for industrial injuries in Sunderland

    There are lots of different incidents that can occur in the workplace. In fact, a lot of work related accidents occur over time, and industrial deafness is one of these. Needless to say, this can be one of the most upsetting and worrying injuries, especially if you are set to lose your hearing entirely. In this post we will look at this type of claim for industrial injuries in Sunderland in further detail.

    If you are diagnosed with industrial deafness, or any other industrial injury, there is a chance that you will not be making a claim against your current boss, but an old employer instead, as these illnesses that can creep up on you after several years. Thus it is vital to be aware of who is at fault.

    There are lots of industries that are associated with a high level of noise, whether you work on a farm, in a factor or in a nightclub. It is your employer’s duty to ensure you are protected from any hearing loss. You should be supplied with the necessary protective equipment. Moreover, you should receive adequate training and information regarding the risks.

    If your employer does do this and you then suffer industrial deafness as a result you should definitely make a claim for industrial injuries in Sunderland. After all, they have failed to uphold their legal duty to provide a safe working environment.

    If you are making a claim against your current employer you may be worried about any potential repercussions. A lot of people are scared that they will face being sacked if they make a claim. This is not the case. Your employer will have insurance in place to cover what has happened. Moreover, if you were to be sacked, the company could face a further legal battle for unfair dismissal.

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    One thing you must do however is make sure you report the incident to your employer. As her or she will need to record the occurrence in the accident book, which they are required to have by law.

    Starting your claim for industrial injuries in Sunderland

    Don’t let all of this information overwhelm you! Accident Advice Helpline can help you make this claim and ensure you get the full amount of money you are entitled to.

    How to get in touch with us to make a claim for industrial injuries in Sunderland

    Call, text or complete the handy 30 second calculator on our website. The details you need are:

    Helpline numbers: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You can try the quick and easy 30 second test on our website. Or why not text ‘Claim365’ to 88010?

    Date Published: 1st December 2014

    Author: Emma Matthews

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