Different work, different accidents
There are many different types of work that can see you making office accident claims in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk. Of course there are what we could call “more dangerous” jobs, but it can really happen to anyone.
What it comes down to is the responsibility of your employers. Through proper standards and training, employers can safe guard their employees from accidents and hazards. Should they fail to do this then they are responsible – and this could happen in any work place.
Construction and danger zones
There are a lot of more dangerous jobs of course, and construction would be one of the first that jumps to mind. Working all day and every day in zones that have many more hazards than, say, a nursery. This comes with extra risk.
But with this area comes a great deal more regulation as well, and there are a whole load of guidelines that make sure that construction companies are doing everything in their power to keep their workers are as safe as possible.
The way they do this is by highlighting all risks, making sure that everyone has the proper equipment, and of course that everyone is trained in how to use the equipment they are using. This means that everyone is safer.
The seemingly safe office
But it is not just these dangerous jobs that can have hazards – even in an office you can be at risk! There are less regulations around offices to maintain a safe working environment than with a construction site, but this does not mean there aren’t any, and it is certainly doesn’t mean they are taken any less seriously.
There are sorts of office accident claims in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk
In short there are all sorts of accidents that can warrant a claim. They could be something extreme involving heavy machinery, or something as simple as a fall due to a wire lying across a walk way (and do not think that trips cannot be serious). There are lots of different circumstances, but only one route for you to take.
Ask Accident Advice Helpline if they can help
If you want to make office accident claims in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk then you need to contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have friendly advisers that are here waiting to help, all you have to do is call 0800 689 0500 from a landline or on 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Alternatively you could take our thirty second test and find out in moments whether you qualify to make a compensation claim. It really couldn’t be easier so why not do it now!
Date Published: 8th May 2015
Author: David Brown