Worcestershire is one of many counties in England. It is located in the West Midlands over towards the Welsh border. It is known for its main cathedral city of Worcester. The county as a whole enjoys a population of just over 566,000 people, many of whom have jobs within the county itself. Fortunately, a lack of safety at work in Worcestershire is uncommon, and indeed few people are hurt while doing their normal tasks in the workplace.
Many businesses are established in this part of England. Some are unique to the area, while others are branches of businesses that also have a presence in many other parts of the UK. In any case, every business, regardless of size or type, must follow the health and safety regulations in order to protect the well-being of its workers.
How might a workplace be unsafe?
In reality, there are many reasons why a workplace may be potentially dangerous. For example, a lack of awareness of health and safety is in itself potentially dangerous. If an employer fails to follow the guidance offered by the Health and Safety at Work Act, there is a chance one or more employees may be hurt as a result. This is why the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) asks employees to report concerns to them if they have not been taken seriously by their employer.
Of course, some people end up being injured or made ill in the workplace as a result of a lack of safety there. Every workplace tends to have different demands and challenges, which is why risk assessments are conducted in each and every case. These will highlight the particular dangers in any setting, so they can be focused on and corrected in the proper manner.
Have you been affected?
If you have, you may now have an injury that was directly caused by the condition of your workplace. Perhaps a lack of training was to blame. Maybe your working environment was dangerous in some way, and your injury should have been prevented if it had been safer.
Whatever happened, a lack of safety at work in Worcestershire is a good reason for you to call Accident Advice Helpline. Why not do it now? Our number is free on 0800 689 0500, and it could mean you soon have one of our lawyers acting on your behalf with a no win, no fee claim to be resolved.
Date Published: 1st October 2014