There are many accidents in the workplace everyday all over the U.K. this makes South Derbyshire accident at work compensation claims just as common as compensation claims in other parts of the country. Some of these accidents have life changing affects on people’s lives. Statistics have shown that in 2009 there were 233,000 thankfully non fatal injuries in the workplace.
Employers do have to by law abide by the health and safety rules to keep all their employees safe whilst they are on their premises and working for them. All equipment should be regularly checked, wet floors should be dried and a sign put up, staff should be fully trained in what they are doing and the health and safety procedures for the environment.
The employer should carry out regular risk assessments. All working environments should have an accident book where all accidents are recorded no matter how minor. If the employer does not do all this and it leads to someone being injured in an accident at work then that employee will be well within their rights to put in for a South Derbyshire accident at work compensation claim.
The sorts of accidents that can happen in the workplace and leave people with injuries that require medical attention which then in turn leads to the victim making a South Derbyshire accident at work compensation claim are:
- Trips, slips and falls in the workplace
- Injuries from heavy lifting without the correct training
- Faulty equipment
- Hazardous chemical or loud noise pollution
These accidents can then leave the victims suffering from an endless list of injuries such as:
- Pulled muscles
- Spinal damage
- Head injuries
- Hand injuries
- Hearing loss/burst ear drums
- Eye injuries
- Disease and illness
- Emotional trauma
If you have been victim of an accident at work due to someone else’s negligence then you should find someone to help you make a claim for personal injuries compensation. Any injury will have affects on your life and can cause extra financial burdens as well for you and your whole family. You are by law entitled to claim these back.
The easiest way to make a South Derbyshire accident at work compensation claim
Use the experienced and professional team at Accident Advice Helpline. They have been dealing with compensation claims like yours since 2000 and have the knowledge and training to help you get the best compensation claim possible for your circumstances. There is a team of advisors waiting to explain the claims process to you and help you every step of the way. In most aces we will be able to deal with everything over the phone with no need to attend a court hearing. So what are you waiting for call the free phone number 0800 180 4123 now and get the ball rolling.
Date Published: 19th September 2014
Author: David Brown