Have you been injured on a seafaring vessel? Need accident at work compensation Portsmouth?
If you have been the victim of an accident on a seafaring vessel and the accident and subsequent injuries were not your fault then you may be entitled to make a claim for accident at work compensation Portsmouth. Every year, thousands of people are injured aboard vessels at sea as either part of the fishing industry, commercial or domestic ferry fleets or in some other capacity such as providing emergency services to others at sea. When such an accident occurs and it is unexpected (as most accidents are) then it is important to ensure that the relevant health and safety procedures were in place. If they were not, then you may have a case to be answered for accident at work compensation in Portsmouth. Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you with any questions or queries you have if you have been involved in an accident at sea that wasn’t your fault.
Ensuring health and safety aboard a vessel
Whilst at sea, in any capacity, it is important to know that there are proper health and safety procedures in place as well as knowing that all those on-board in a staffing role have the relevant training to back it up. If an accident occurs whilst at sea and there is inadequate health and safety training or poorly adhered to procedures then you, as the victim of the accident, may well be entitled to pursue a claim for accident at work compensation Portsmouth. Our advisers here at Accident Advice Helpline can provide you with the help and support you need in understanding the nature of your accident and also the nature of how it happened and can also help determine whether or not you are eligible for accident at work compensation in Portsmouth.
My injuries at sea could have been avoided
At Accident Advice Helpline, we often hear that the injuries sustained by the victim of an accident could have been avoided if only certain things were done, a particular piece of equipment had been available or if members of staff had behaved in a different way. To this end it is important to understand the nature of your accident, the injuries you suffered and the reasons behind the accident in the first place. To find out if you are entitled to make a claim for accident at work compensation in Portsmouth because of an accident you suffered on board a seafaring vessel, call our team at Accident Advice Helpline today. Our advisers are on hand to take your calls and talk you through our initial assessment process. If you have been injured through no fault of your own, our advisers will determine whether or not you have a claim to make for accident at work compensation Portsmouth.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on one of our dedicated telephone numbers; 0800 689 0500 from a landline and 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, both of which are manned round the clock. You can also text the words ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010 and a member of our team of advisers will return your call at a more convenient time.