If your employer does no comply with health and safety legislation, and you are injured in an accident at work, you could be entitled to make a personal injury claim in Gwaum-Cae-Gurwen against them.
Accidents in the work place happen all too often because of the negligence of employers, and really they have no excuse. All the information they need is readily available on the governments HSE website, and it is part of being an employer to find out what relates to their particular trade or profession.
No one can say there will never be accidents at work, but the health and safety measures will reduce the risk of them happening, and of workers being seriously injured.
How employers can reduce the risk of having to face a personal injury claim in Gwaum-Cae-Gurwen
There are some rules that apply to all employers, just a few of them being:
- They should carry out a risk assessment, and act upon its findings
- The should have a health and safety policy in place, and make sure its rules are implemented
- There should be procedures in place in case of an emergency situation
- All accidents should be recorded in an accident book
- Serious accidents should be reported to HSE
- Any protective clothing or safety gear needed should be supplied to the employees free of charge
- There should be regular fire drills
These are just a drop in the ocean of the regulations that need to be followed, but if they are all put in place correctly they become part of the normal working life, and help reduce the risk of injuries that result in a personal injury claim in Gwaum-Cae-Gurwen being made.
Some staff members shy away from making a claim because they do not know how their boss will react. Research shows that most employees return to work without any problems, often the claim not even being mentioned. But should your boss react badly, you do have the option of taking them to an employment tribunal for they way they have behaved.
Making a personal injury claim in Gwaum-Cae-Gurwen
If you have been injured in an accident at work that was caused through your employers negligence, give us a call at Accident Advice Helpline, and we will discuss making your personal injury claim. We have over 14 years’ experience of successfully helping victims get the compensation they are entitled to, and have made the processes of claiming simple, fast and efficient.
Call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 where you can chat to our friendly advisors about making a compensation claim.
Date Published: 23rd December 2014
Author: David Brown
Category: Location Posts