Industrial illnesses or conditions are not like one-off injuries that can happen to you at work, but can take several years to develop. It is your employer’s duty to ensure they protect you from these conditions as part of their duty to protect your health and safety in the work place. If they failed in their duty you may be able to use the solicitors in Eversley at Accident Advice Helpline to make a compensation claim against them.
Repetition could be the reason why you need to use the solicitors in Eversley
There are lots of reasons why illnesses and accidents can create damage and enable you to make a personal injury claim, using the solicitors in Eversley. Here are a few examples:
- A lack of breaks or lack of changes in activity
- The constant use of vibrating tools
- Consistent loud noise without wearing ear protection
- Constantly being in an awkward position
- Repetitive actions
- Poorly designed workstations
- Exposure to dangerous chemicals and substances
- Excessive twisting and excessive gripping
There are ways the employer can avoid these conditions developing, and if they are not sure how, they should contact the Health and Safety Executive for advice.
The conditions that can result from your job
There are many different illnesses and conditions that can be the result of your job, just a few of them are:
- occupational asthma
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- repetitive strain injuries
- cumulative back injuries
- noise induced hearing loss
- vibration white finger
Your boss’s responsibilities
Every boss has a legal duty to make sure the health and safety of their staff is safeguarded, otherwise they may well find themselves facing the solicitors in Eversley. These duties include protecting you from industrial illnesses and diseases, and halting practices in the work place that put staff at risk.
Accident Advice Helpline is here to help you make your injury claim
Something like carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive strain injury will happen over a comparatively short time, whereas diseases like asbestosis can take up to 40 years to develop. They are all industrial injuries, and you should make a personal injury claim using the solicitors in Eversley at Accident Advice Helpline.
No matter what your problem Accident Advice Helpline will make sure you achieve a fair and successful settlement. We will do this as quickly and efficiently as possible, while maximising the compensation you are awarded, to include any costs or losses you have incurred, as well as payment for your pain and suffering.
You can find an estimate for your award by completing the 30-second test on the website, or why not telephone our free helpline on 0800 180 4123, and speak to one of the friendly advisors who will assist you all they can. They will give you free legal advice regarding your claim, and without any pressure at all, will let you decide if you want to continue with the process. If you do, they will put the wheels in motion for your personal injury claim.
Date Published: 30th March 2014
Author: David Brown