Repetitive strain injuries can happen in the Central Bedfordshire, any other part of Bedfordshire and indeed in any part of the UK. They are of increasing concern to many workers and are now recognised as a leading occupational health challenge. There is a lot of information about repetitive strain injuries available on the internet but some of this can be confusing.
The main point to remember about repetitive strain injuries is that you do not have to just put up with them. In fact, many could have been prevented in the first place. It only takes a few simple and inexpensive precautions to avoid workers ever having to suffer the pain and inconvenience of this condition.
The obstacle to prevention is that employers do not always adopt these precautions – and it is the employees that suffer the consequences. The good news is that there is a legal system that can help employees to get some compensation if they have suffered a repetitive strain injury at work and a personal injury solicitor in Central Bedfordshire can help with this.
Workplace injury solicitor in Central Bedfordshire – how to prevent repetitive strain injuries
The ideal situation is to prevent a repetitive strain injury from occurring and a personal Injury solicitor in Central Bedfordshire does not have to become involved at all. Is there any way that the employee could avoid the task that is causing the problem? If this is not possible, could they use a different piece of equipment or a different way of working? For example, could they rotate duties so that one single worker does not have to do the same task over and over again?
Repetitive strain injury is called ‘repetitive’ for a reason – it is caused by doing the same action over and over again. It may be possible to rotate tasks on a weekly or daily basis. Equipment could be installed to carry out the most repetitive tasks.
Contacting a personal injury solicitor in Central Bedfordshire
If you live in the Central Bedfordshire area then you may be able to ask a personal injury solicitor in Central Bedfordshire to help you with a repetitive strain injury claim. If you suffered your injury at work then you would claim compensation from your employer. The work injury experts at Accident Advice Helpline can help you with your case. They will allocate you an in-house solicitor who is well qualified to handle cases related to repetitive strains. We will work for you on a no-win, no-fee basis.
Contact us: Call from a landline: 0800 689 0500, or you can call us from a mobile phone on: 0333 500 0993
Most claims can be processed by telephone, so it is unlikely you will need to appear in court.
Date Published: 20th September 2014
Author: Sharon Parry
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