Training is often seen as a vital way of developing new skills that will help employees to progress to a new level in terms of what they can do, even helping them to do things much more safely than before. In the case of “hands-on” industries, this can be particularly beneficial but if something goes wrong you do have the possibility of making a manual handling training claim in Pontarddulais.
While a lot of training is done in a classroom environment or perhaps online, enabling participants to pass or fail in a standard test, other industries require participants to get involved physically in order to complete a series of tasks.
In the construction industry, for example, people will be required to drive certain vehicles or to build structures according to certain specifications before they are given their ‘pass’ certificate. However, there are cases where the sessions attempt to improve technique to minimise the risk of injury.
Trial and error
Ironically, this is often where injuries can occur because the only way of trying out the new methods is through trial and error until it becomes a natural movement.
When materials are simply too heavy, or if the attempt goes wrong for any reason, then those taking part could be left with serious back or joint injuries that may take months to recover from through resting, or it may be so serious that there is no option but to undergo an operation.
If this is the case then it may be possible to make a manual handling training claim in Pontarddulais so that you can get the kind of compensation you deserve based on your injuries and the incident that caused them.
Making a manual handling training claim in Pontarddulais
Accident Advice Helpline receive a lot of enquiries from innocent people, just like you, who have been injured while on training courses and our team of solicitors have helped them to claim hundreds, and even thousands of pounds that is rightfully theirs; and we can use that experience to help you to make a no-win no-fee* claim too.
The actual settlement that you might be awarded is determined according to a range of factors relating specifically to your accident and injuries, ensuring that you get exactly what you deserve.
These include the severity of the accident, the injuries sustained and the treatment received, the prognosis and any on-going rehabilitation plus any additional financial or lifestyle implications such as lost earnings.
Starting the claim
Finding out if you might be entitled to make a claim is quick and easy with our free online test. It takes just 30-seconds to complete and all you have to do is answer a few simple questions about what happened.
If you are eligible then it’s your decision on whether or not to continue as you are under no obligation to go ahead and you have up to three years from the date of the accident in which to make your claim.
Should you wish to ask any further questions about making a manual handling training claim or for any more details about starting a case for compensation, don’t hesitate to contact one of our friendly solicitors by calling 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 30th October 2015
Author: David Brown