Have you been injured whilst at work and do you need accident at work compensation in Oxford?
If you have been injured in the workplace as the result of an accident that wasn’t your fault then you may be entitled to make a claim for accident at work compensation in Oxford. Accidents in the workplace account for a large percentage of the time lost every year by employers when injuries mean staff members must take longer than average periods of time away from their jobs.
Accident Advice Helpline and their advisers are on hand to assist you with any questions or queries you may have regarding the claiming of accident at work compensation in Oxford. Injuries in the workplace should be preventable if the right attention to health and safety protocols is paid as well as ensuring that all spillages, obstacles and the likes are removed from public walkways and also ensuring that machinery used by members of staff on a regular basis is kept well maintained.
Injured whilst using heavy duty machinery?
In the workplace there should be tried and tested methods by which all machinery should be used in order to ensure that it is used safely, preventing injury to those employees using it and those employees who are within its vicinity. Should an accident occur involving machinery in the work place and it was not your fault then Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you claim accident at work compensation in Oxford.
Heavy duty machinery and machinery used in the cutting, pressing, folding and manipulating of materials should be protected at all time with guards and screens that ensure that members of staff cannot be hurt by flying debris or by falling into the mechanisms of the machinery. If you have been working with heavy duty machinery in a manufacturing or production environment and have suffered an injury that has left you unable to work through no fault of your own then you may be entitled to make a claim for accident at work compensation Oxford.
Adherence to health and safety at work
Health and safety protocols and procedures in the workplace are there for everyone’s benefit and failing to abide by them could well leave you and other members of staff at the risk of suffering accidents and injuries that might have otherwise been avoided. Likewise in your workplace all health and safety procedures should be clearly accessible as reading material or in the form of updated training so that new and existing staff members alike can keep up with the levels of health and safety required.
If your employer has failed to provide you and your work colleagues with written copies of your company’s health and safety procedures or up to date training and you sustain injuries in an accident that wasn’t your fault then you may be eligible to make a claim for accident at work compensation Oxford.
Can I make a claim for compensation at work?
If you have suffered injuries in an accident at work that was (a) not your fault and (b) happened within the last three years then you may be able to claim compensation for your injuries and the distress caused as a result.
To find out if you are indeed eligible to make a such a claim call our team of advisers today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.