Injuries to your hands in the workplace and claiming machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells
Your hands are probably one of the most important things you have and when it comes to suffering injuries to them it can be something that leaves you unable to work or do much of anything full stop. In the workplace every effort should be made to ensure that your hands are protected, especially if there would seem to be significant risk of harm coming to them at the fault of someone else. When it comes to using heavy machinery, sharp implements or machinery which should be guarded during their use, it is important to ensure that every attention to detail is taken. If you have suffered injuries to your hands in the workplace and it wasn’t your fault you may be entitled to make a claim for machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells.
Loss of digits or hand in an accident at work
Your fingers and hands are very important as we have already said and damage to them in the workplace can leave you off work for long periods of time while they heal or indeed unable to work at all if you have been unfortunate enough to permanently lose a digit or hand.
Annually, Accident Advice Helpline has helped many individuals claim machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells as a result of the loss of a digit or hand in the workplace through no fault of their own. This often occurs when others fail to pay due care and attention to their usage of dangerous machinery especially when it comes to ensuring that guards are down and in the correct place. Accidents also occur as a result of inadequate or poor training when it comes to using machinery. If you have suffered such injuries then you should contact our advisers today as you may be entitled to make a claim for machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells.
I’m unable to work because of my injuries
We hear this problem a lot and as a result our advisers here at Accident Advice Helpline spend a lot of their time helping people just like you who have suffered serious accidents at work which have left them unable to continue in their current role and in some instances have been rendered unable to return to physical work at all. The loss of a hand or finger is not just a physical injury, there are other considerations to take onboard too such as emotional distress and bouts of depression. The loss of fingers or hands at work may entitle you to machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells.
To find out if you are eligible to make a claim for machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells, call our team of advisers at Accident Advice Helpline today and they will help to ascertain your right to make such a claim. Our telephone lines are open and manned 24/7 and a member of the team will be on hand to deal with any questions and queries you may have. Call us on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) to find out if you are eligible to make a claim for machinery accident compensation in Tunbridge Wells.
Date Published: 25th November 2014
Author: David Brown