Did you know that slips and trips rank highest in the list of causes of injuries at work?
Spillages, damaged flooring and obstructing cables can all cause accidents in the workplace and can lead to extremely serious injuries.
As an employee, it is right that you should expect your place of work to be safe, and free from hazards. However, as accidents still frequently occur in the workplace, it is evident that some employers are failing to protect their staff from certain dangers.
These types of accidents can happen anywhere, and there will be injury solicitors in Moray with the expertise required to ensure you receive the outstanding level of representation you deserve, throughout your claim.
How will I find experienced injury solicitors in Moray?
If you’ve been considering making a claim, but are not sure where to find the most experienced injury solicitors in Moray give, Accident Advice Helpline a call.
We work in partnership with experienced personal injury solicitors all over Scotland and are happy to be able to assist you with your claim.
What causes slips and trips?
Research shows that the most common causes of trips and slips in the workplace are:
- Loose cables/wires
- Uneven surfaces
- Damaged or loose-fitting flooring
- Poor lighting
What accidents can be caused by slips and trips?
When you say you have slipped, or tripped, it can seem like quite a trivial occurrence, but the reality is that slips and trips can cause extremely serious injuries, such as:
- Broken bones
- Long-term muscle and tissue damage
- Severe cuts and bruises
Accidents can be avoided quite simply by:
- Employees making their employers aware of any hazards as soon as possible
- Employers conducting regular checks of the working environment and carrying out any necessary repairs as soon as possible
- Employers providing adequate signage, and making staff and visitors aware of any potential hazards if they can’t conduct repairs immediately
What should I do if I have been injured due to a slip or trip at work?
If you have been injured at work, and it wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation for any injuries sustained. By calling Accident Advice Helpline, you can receive all the necessary guidance needed to pursue a successful claim. We only use the most experienced of solicitors and all the solicitors associated with Accident Advice Helpline work on a no win, no fee basis.
No win no fee – what’s that?
Also known as a conditional fee agreement, no win, no fee claims guarantee that if your claim is unsuccessful, you won’t be required to pay any solicitors’ fees. This type of claim is popular with those who are concerned about legal fees and the costs associated with legal representation.
Call the slip and trip compensation experts today
Making a claim is simple with Accident Advice Helpline. Call our 24/7 helpline today and find out how much you could claim. Call for free from a landline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 30th January 2014
Author: David Brown
Accident at Work stats for Moray
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