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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

    Injury Claim at Work

    People are injured at work every day.  Below are some of the most common reasons that people make an injury claim at work.

    Injury claim at work for injuries due to heavy lifting

    The majority of chain supermarkets give their employees training for how to lift safely because a lot of employees sustain injuries due to heavy lifting. This kind of heavy lifting happens while the shelves are being replenished on the floor of the shop or lifting items out in the store’s warehouse. But even with the training that they receive, a lot of employees end up with injuries because of lifting items that are heavy.

    Injury claim at work for slipping and tripping

    These kinds of things happen while out on the sales floor, the staff areas, or out in the store’s warehouse. All dispels have to have warning signs put alongside of them and they have to be quickly cleaned up. All of the staff areas should be kept free from any kind of packaging debris as well as trip hazards. When these kinds of things are not done, employees can be injured on the job because they’ve fallen due to tripping or slipping in the store.

    Injury claim at work for accidents due to machinery

    When someone has to work with a machine, they have to be trained on how to use it correctly so that they don’t injure themselves while they are using it. For example, if you have to use crushers, box cutters, or even the cash register you have to know how to use this equipment so that you are not injured. If you aren’t given the proper training you may be able to claim for your injuries.

    Injury claim at work for accidents which involve vehicles

    If you use a kind of vehicle for your job to lift crates or boxes in the warehouse, there have to be rules that are set up in order to ensure that the vehicles and the people are able to work together productively and safely in the environment.

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    If you have been injured because of something that happened at work, you should get a solicitor. If you don’t know where to find one and you want some help, give us a call and we’ll find the one that will give you the best service. Our service is professional and without obligation so give us a call to discuss your situation.

    Date Published: 23rd February 2013

    Author: jan_newell

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