When victims want to make a North Devon accident at work claim, they often turn to Accident Advice Helpline for the assistance they need. There are lots of accidents at work that result in an accident at work claim, because so many of them result in serious injuries, and sometimes in death.
There are many different types of accidents that happen in the workplace, some of them more common than others.
North Devon accident at work claim for slips, trips and falls
Over a third of the 3 million accidents that happen in the UK every year are slip, trip and fall accidents, many of them taking place while victims are at work. Many of them will result in minor injuries and a bit of embarrassment, but some people will be very seriously injured, and perhaps lose their life. Just consider if you slip next to a piece of moving machinery, tripped over into the path of a forklift truck, or fell from height because of faulty scaffolding, you can imagine how dire the consequences could be.
North Devon accident at work claim for lifting heavy goods
Heavy lifting done incorrectly is the cause of many back and neck injuries, and if only workers were trained to do such work correctly, this type of accident could be avoided. Victims can be left with a permanent weakness by such an injury, and may not be able to continue with the job that caused it.
North Devon accident at work claim for accidents with heavy plant
There are many jobs that involve the use of heavy plant and equipment. Forklift trucks, diggers, harvesters and steamrollers being a tiny example of heavy plant that if it run into you, you would be very lucky to survive, and if you did, you would probably have very serious injuries.
A North Devon accident at work claim with Accident Advice Helpline
The above are just three way accidents at work can happen, and are the sorts of things your employer should be protecting you from. There are health and safety measures that help a great deal to reduce the risk of accidents at work, and your employer needs to comply with the ones that relate to their particular trade or profession.
If they have failed in this duty, and you have been injured through no fault of your own, getting in touch with the expert personal injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline is the sensible thing to do.
The amount of experience and knowledge we have, gives your claim its best chance of being successful, as well as being simple, quick and efficient.
Many victims start investigating the possibility of making a claim by completing the 30-second test on our website. This lets them know if they have a valid claim, and gives an estimate of how much their compensation could be.
Others prefer to speak to one of our friendly and helpful advisors on our freephone helpline number 0800 180 4123, to get the same information.
Whichever way you choose, we are confident that you will not regret getting in touch with Accident Advice Helpline.
Date Published: 1st October 2014