It is an employer’s legal responsibility to safeguard the health and safety of their employees while they are at work and they should make sure the working environment is a safe place to be. Failure to do this can lead to employees being injured in an accident that was not their own fault and could mean they make a Leeds accident at work claim for compensation.
When most innocent victims turn to Accident Advice Helpline for help with their Leeds accident at work claim, one of the first things they want to know is how much compensation are they likely to be awarded.
What is a Leeds accident at work claim for compensation worth?
The amount you are awarded depends on many different factors such as:
- The severity of your injury
- The impact on your life
- The recovery timescale
- Any extra expenses caused by the accident
- Any income lost because of the accident
These things and anything else will all be taken into consideration when Accident Advice Helpline look at your Leeds accident at work claim.
The ways your employer could avoid an accident at work claim
No matter how good your employer is with health and safety, no one can guarantee that you will not be injured in an accident at work. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have many guidelines for them to follow, just a few of them being:Open Claim Calculator
- Making sure that all plant and equipment is in proper working order, with any safety guards needed fitted and working
- Only letting adequately trained staff use any plant and equipment
- Having a health and safety policy in place and making sure all staff know the policy and implement it
- Having procedures in place in case of any emergency situation, regular fire drills being a part of this
- Keep a record of all accidents, no matter how trivial they may seem, in an accident book
- Report any serious accidents to HSE
- Carrying out risk assessments and acting on the findings
- Making sure employees have enough room to work in
- Providing the employees with any protective clothing they need, free of charge
Making a Leeds accident at work claim
The simplest way to make your personal injury compensation claim is to contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have been dealing with claims for over 14 years and in that time have helped many thousands of claimants get the compensation to which they were entitled and deserved after being injured in an accident that was not their fault.
You can call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500. Our friendly and professional advisor’s will guide you through the process of your claim and answer any questions you may have, without putting you under any obligation or pressure.
Or you can complete our 30-second test, which not only lets you know if you have a valid claim, but also gives you an estimate of how much your compensation could be.