If I have a work related injury can I make an injury claim in Stainforth?
Stainforth is a small town in the borough of Doncaster. Stainforth railway station was opened in 1856, but later closed in 1866.
The railway station like all employers had certain responsibilities to their staff.
Employer responsibilities to avoid an injury claim in Stainforth
Employers have a legal duty to protect the health and safety of their staff while in the workplace. This involves measures such as:
- Making sure all equipment and machinery is in proper working order and has all the required safety attachments
- Carrying out risks assessments and acting on any recommendations the assessment advises
- Recording accidents, no matter how minor, in an accident boos
- Reporting serious accidents to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
- Ensuring you have enough space to work comfortably
- Making sure any spillages are cleared up as soon as is reasonably possible
- Clearing any obstructions as soon as is reasonably possible
- Providing necessary protective clothing
If you think your employer is not complying with the rules and therefore putting staff at risk, you should report them to HSE.
Will it cost my employer when I make an injury claim Stainforth?
If you have an accident at work that was not your fault, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Stainforth. You need have no fear that it will put your employer out of business, maybe losing hundreds of jobs, because with certain exceptions, another legal requirement is that your employer has employers liability insurance, and they should have the either the certificate of insurance on display, or be prepared to let you see it at any time if it is not on show.
HSE will make random checks to make sure the staff members are being protected.
HSE makes random visits to employer’s premises to ensure that everything is in order, and that you will not need to make an injury claim in Stainforth.
If they find anything amiss, depending how bad the breach is, they will either allow a few days to correct the situation, or close the business until the offence has been rectified.
If, in spite of all the precautions you still have an accident, you may need to make an injury claim in Stainforth…
Your employer can do everything by the book, make sure all safety precautions are in place, and still you could get injured at work. If this is the case you may need to make an injury claim in Stainforth.
Dealing with a large insurance company can be intimidating; they will have a legal team whose job it is to make sure they pay out as little as possible. You need someone good on your side.
Accident Advice Helpline has the knowledge and expertise you need to fight your case successfully.
Their solicitors have been dealing with such cases for many years; they have helped many thousands of claimants get the compensation they were entitled to.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on our freephone number: 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of our friendly advisers about your work related accident, if you still wish to proceed they will start your claim for you.
Date Published: 22nd September 2013
Author: David Brown