Merseyside is a county that exists in the north-western part of England. It is probably most famous for being the home of the city of Liverpool, but it also includes other boroughs such as St Helens and Wirral. A total of 1.3 million people live in the county of Merseyside in its entirety. Merseyside accident at work compensation is occasionally paid to people who have been injured while doing their work, but since health and safety standards are impressively high, such instances are uncommon.
Working environments are present in all kinds of industries and they can vary a lot. For example, you might work in a shop, an office, a factory or even somewhere outdoors. Whatever the case may be, you would normally be very safe no matter what specific job or tasks you do at work.
Risk assessments should be done in every workplace. There may well be a need to do several of them in the same area, simply because every task that is done should involve assessing any possible risks before anything happens. This simple step can prevent many of the accidents that do occasionally happen from occurring again in the future – or indeed at all.
Even if a risk assessment is done, and done properly, there is still a need to implement any recommendations made by that assessment. Let’s assume a piece of machinery is assessed as part of a job that will use said machinery. If there are no safety guards or cut-out switches on it, the risk assessment will state that these are needed before the work begins. If this doesn’t happen, someone might be injured while using it.
Assessing the likelihood of claiming
Accident Advice Helpline has spoken to thousands of people who have worked in all manner of situations and job roles since we started back in 2000. Is there a chance we could be speaking with you soon as well?
This might be the case if you’ve been injured and you want to know if Merseyside accident at work compensation could be paid out in your case. With just one free number to call, on 0800 689 0500, you have an opportunity to make sure you know for certain whether financial recompense might be warranted for you and your injuries. Since the call costs nothing and you receive no-obligation advice, it makes sense to get in touch.
Date Published: 8th September 2014