An accident at work claim in Nottingham does not just apply to one off accidents in the work place, but can also be for longer terms conditions that develop because of your job.
Making an accident at work claim for industrial deafness
Anyone experiencing constant loud noise will find that their hearing suffers, and this is why many rock musicians are nearly deaf. In the work place, your employer should make sure the noise levels are at an acceptable level, and if they cannot get them low enough they should provide you with ear protectors.
The affects loud noise has on your hearing will happen gradually and this is exactly why just a few years ago, a large car maker had to settle hundreds of claims from workers who had damaged hearing from being in their car factory in the 1980’s.
As an employee, you have a duty to wear whatever ear protection you are given, or you may lose your right to make a personal injury claim.
Making an accident at work claim in Nottingham for dermatitis
There are hundreds of jobs where chemicals are used, maybe in the form of glues, cleaning products, oils and many other things. These are all irritants to the skin, and getting this condition is very easily avoided by the employer providing you with the correct protective clothing to prevent it. For instance, something as simple as latex gloves is all that is needed to protect workers’ hands.Open Claim Calculator
As an employee, you have a duty to wear whatever protective clothing you are given, or you may lose your right to make a personal injury claim.
Making an accident at work claim in Nottingham for carpal tunnel syndrome
This is one of the few industrial conditions that is curable, and it is totally preventable as well. One of the most common causes of it is the constant use of a keyboard, which puts pressure on the wrist. Your employer can prevent this happening by supplying you with a wrist rest to use while you are at the keyboard.
As an employee, you have a duty to use whatever safety devices you are given, or you may lose your right to make a personal injury claim.
Don’t lose your right to make a personal injury claim
All employers have to protect the health and safety of their employees while they are at work, and if they fail in this duty, they are liable to have to face an accident at work claim if an employee is injured through the employer’s negligence in these matters.
But employees have a duty to themselves, as well as to their co-workers and their boss, to use and wear whatever safety products they are given to enable them to do their job safely.
But with all the co-operation in the world, sometimes accidents will still happen, and if you are the injured party of one that was not your fault, you should get in touch with the specialist law firm, Accident Advice Helpline.