Industrial illnesses and conditions are not like one off accidents and injuries, they sometimes can take years to develop and even longer to go away. In the vast majority of cases they could’ve been avoided if employers had taken a more proactive and safety conscious approach. With that being said, many employers do endeavor to protect their staff, but if yours isn’t one of them then personal injury legal claims in Sutton may be in order.
Personal injury legal claims in Sutton because of industrial illnesses and conditions
There are numerous causes of industrial illnesses, these include:
- Exposure to dangerous chemicals and substances
- Excessive twisting and excessive gripping
- Constant use of a keyboard
- A lack of breaks or lack of changes in activity
- The use of vibrating tools
- Consistent loud noise without wearing ear protection
- Constantly being in an awkward position
- Repetitive actions
- Poorly designed workstations.
If you contract any industrial illness or condition, you could be entitled to make personal injury claims in Sutton for compensation.
Employer’s duty of care
All employers have a duty of care to ensure the health and safety of their employees, otherwise they may well find themselves facing personal injury claims. These responsibilities include protecting employees from industrial workplace conditions, by providing sufficient training, equipment and time to do their job properly. Not to mention, immediately halting practices that pose a significant risk to employee safety.
Accident Advice Helpline can help with your personal injury legal claims in Sutton
As a specialist law firm, Accident Advice Helpline is able to help you make personal injury legal claims in Sutton, whether it’s for injuries sustained in and outside the workplace. With over 14 years of experience we are industry experts in our field – there is no claim we can’t handle.
Looking for quick and simple answers? Why not try our 30-second test on the website. This short test will establish both the validity of your claim and how much you could potentially be rewarded. Alternatively, why not telephone our free helpline on 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of the friendly expert advisers who will assist you with your case.
You have nothing to lose by making your claim with Accident Advice Helpline, as we operate on a no win, no fee* agreement. Make the call today!
Date Published: 31st July 2014
Author: David Brown