A personal injury lawyer in Ripon can help you to claim compensation to which you’re entitled
Is is the duty of your employer to ensure that all health and safety guidelines are met in your workplace. These rules and regulations are in place to protect employees at work. If they are not met, and you have an accident in the workplace through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation using a personal injury lawyer in Ripon.
There are a number of health and safety guidelines that should be met by any and all employers. Employers must:
- Carry out regular fire drills;
- Ensure that breaks are met;
- Report serious accidents to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE);
- Ensure that all plant and equipment is in proper working order;
- Carry out risk assessments and act on their findings;
- Keep a record of all accidents in an accident book;
- Train employees to use the plant and equipment and make sure they are aware of any risks; and
- Have emergency procedures in place which all employees should know.
The HSE have all of these regulations, along with others which need to be met, detailed on their website. The website is easy to use and will give you detailed information on what exactly the guidelines are. If these are not met, then accident and injuries are likely to occur leading employees to make a claims using a personal injury lawyer in Ripon.
Help from a personal injury lawyer in Ripon on how to make a work-related claim
Accident Advice Helpline have for over 15 years helped employees to claim the compensation to which they were entitled. The amount of people we have assisted over the years have run into the thousands.
Accident Advice Helpline work on a no won no fee policy, which gives employees peace of mind about how they would fund their claim for compensation. To start the process, there would be no request for money upfront or if the claim is lost. This is to make sure that any employee who is entitled to claim compensation can do so without financial worry.
Our freephone helpline number is 0800 180 4123, with one of our friendly advisers at the other end of the call ready to assist you in any way possible.
All of our advisers are professional and will guide you through the process, which will in turn make the whole experience as stress-free as possible. Maybe completing the 30-second test on our website might be easier for you? This tool offers you an estimate of the amount you could be awarded and also lets you know if your claim is valid in principle.
Date Published: 28th February 2014
Author: David Brown