Work related accident? Need to make an injury claim in Owslesbury? What is a work related accident?
A work related accident is an accident that occurs in the course of your work, that leads to physical or mental harm. It doesn’t need to actually occur on the company premises, it can also occur whilst working off the premises during the course of your employment or by a third party. A work related accident can involve injury, disease or even death.
Types of work related accidents
- Falls. If you work in the construction industry, you are more exposed to the risks of suffering a work related accident such as a fall, perhaps from height and this can result in serious injury or even a fatality.
- Trapped. If you become trapped whilst working, perhaps by falling infrastructure then you may become injured.
- Hit by moving object or vehicle and suffer painful injuries
- Slips, trips or falls. These are common injuries in all sectors of industry and can result in serious injury.
As injuries occurred through accidents in the workplace often mean that the employee may have to take extensive time off work to recover and recuperate, it is in the interests of the employer to ensure that statutory health, safety and welfare practices are closely adhered to, in order to reduce the number of work related accidents.
How to make your work related injury claim in Owslesbury
If you have suffered an accident that wasn’t your fault at work, and that resulted in injuries needing medical attention, in the last 3 years’, then you could make a personal injury claim in Owslesbury.
If the accident was recorded in the company’s Accident Book, then make sure that you have a signed copy of the details so that you can keep these for your records. Similarly if you have sustained any injuries, make sure that you visit your doctor promptly so that the details are recorded in your medical notes and can be referred to, should you decide to make an injury claim in Owslesbury. Register your accident as an industrial injury with the Department of Work and Pensions to claim benefits.
Contact the compensation claim experts
Accident Advice Helpline are the leading experts in processing personal injury claims as a result of work place accidents. If you feel that your accident may qualify for a personal injury claim in Owslesbury, then contact Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to find out. Their friendly and helpful advisers will guide you through the process of making an injury claim in Owslesbury, with a 24 hour 7 day a week helpline service. Whenever you decide to call, they are happy to answer your queries and provide no obligation advice. Take the unique on line 30 second test on your computer and find out if your accident will qualify for an injury claim in Owslesbury.
Date Published: 6th September 2013