What if I sustain an injury at work and need to make an Injury claim in Stone
Stone is an old market town in Staffordshire. It is the second town, after Stafford itself, in the Borough of Stafford, and has long been of importance from the point of view of communications. Stone gave its name to both an urban district council and a rural district council before becoming part of the borough in 1974. In 2001 it had a population of 14,555.
If you live in Stone and have an injury at work there are some important facts you need to know. All employers have a duty of care to their employees. This means they have a legal responsibility to protect the health and safety of their staff while they are in the workplace. This involves them in:
- Record accidents in an accident book
- Report serious accidents to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
- Make sure to take proper breaks
- Make sure walkways are kept clean and free from obstruction
- Have a health and safety policy the details of which all staff are aware
- Making sure you have enough room to work in comfortably
- Ensure that all equipment and plant is in proper working order and safe
- Provide, free of charge, any clothing you need to protect you
- Ensure you are properly trained to use any plant and equipment
- Carry out risk assessments and act on any findings
These are just a few of the things an employer needs to do. If they do not keep the workplace safe and you have an accident through their negligence, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Stone.
Your accident might mean you can start an injury claim in Stone
If you have an accident at work and it wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Stone. Work related accidents can produce extremely serious injuries, but even if your injury is minor you should discuss it with Accident Advice Helpline to see if you are able to make an injury claim in Stone.
Employers will have liability insurance
It is a legal requirement for most employers to have employers liability insurance. This must provide a minimum cover of £5,000,000 although a lot of insurance companies have an entry level of £10,000,000. You have no need to worry that you will force the business to close, or lose your workmates jobs, because it is this insurance that will pay your injury claim Stone, not your boss.
We are your best option if you need to claim
Accident Advice Helpline is here to help you make your injury claim in Stone. For over 13 years we have been providing access to justice for non-blame victims of accidents and crimes. We have helped many thousands of claimants’ get the compensation to which they were entitled and have an enviable reputation for complete customer satisfaction.
Our in house solicitors have the experience and knowledge you need to ensure that your claim is dealt with correctly.
Alternatively, you can speak to one of our friendly, professional advisors on 0800 180 4123. This line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; we are there to give you free advice whenever you want to call.