Injury claims solicitors in Crieff

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For centuries, the market town of Crieff has been connected with agricultural markets. Situated in Perth and Kinross in central Scotland, it was ideally placed for Highland farmers to visit and sell their cattle. Hundreds of years ago the fields surrounding Crieff were said to turn black with the hundreds of cattle that were gathered there.

By all accounts the market days were fairly lively and sometimes violent affairs – with scores of bandits, horse thieves and drunken drovers taking over the town centre! Of course these days, agriculture is a more regulated and organised industry with a range of rules, regulations and guidelines to protect the health of the animals and the people that tend them. Here are some examples of safeguards that prevent injury claims solicitors Crieff cases arising from agriculture today..

Injury claims solicitors in Crieff agriculture cases – machinery

Farming is now highly-mechanised. This enables one man to work the same area of land that would have kept several men in work hundreds of years ago. This increases profits and productivity and certainly makes farming more efficient. However, not everyone is a fan of mechanisation and some feel that machinery has led to job losses in rural areas as well as a detrimental effect on the environment. But how have agricultural machines affected injury claims solicitors Crieff agricultural cases?

A claim is made for an agricultural accident if a worker is injured in an accident that was not his fault. Agricultural machines are potentially dangerous – the more machines there are, the more agricultural injury claims in Crieff there will be. The risks can be reduced by making sure that the machines are only used for the purpose for which they were intended. Many accidents happen because machines are being used for something for which they were never intended. Secondly, the machines are safer if they are maintained properly and regularly checked. Finally, the people operating the machines should be properly trained to do so.

Preventing injury claims solicitors in Crieff agriculture cases – chemicals

Modern farming involves a lot of potentially dangerous chemicals and injury claims in Crieff agriculture cases can arise if they are not handled properly. A safe system of work is devised so that the safest chemical for the job is selected and is then risk assessed – from storage through to use and disposal. Again, training of the people using the chemicals is vital as is the provision of protective clothing where necessary.

Preventing injury claims solicitors in Crieff agriculture cases – what to do

If there has been a lapse in health and safety and an agricultural worker is injured in an accident that was not their fault then at least there is some help available to them these days. With the use of modern technology they can use the Internet or the telephone to call a law firm like Accident Advice Helpline. They will arrange a personal injury lawyer to help them make a claim for compensation. Compensation is basically money that the worker may receive both for the injury that they have suffered and for income that they have lost because they were injured.

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