Preventing accidents from happening in the workplace and avoiding being on the receiving end of a South Hams accident at work compensation claim is the duty of the employer. It is important to make regular health and safety inspections and do risk assessments.
These inspections should look carefully for areas of the workplace where possible accidents can occur. Employees should be informed of any possible hazard areas. All electrics should be tested regularly and checked for faults. Machinery and equipment must also undergo regular tests and checks.
It is essential that all staff are trained in health and safety and manual handling. Nowadays you can even send your employees on training courses to show you how to identify possible dangers and hazards. The course also teaches people how they can avoid injuries and teaches you all about the different warning signs and what they mean.
The most common injuries that lead to South Hams accident at work compensation claims are things like strains and fractures, cuts and bruises, electric shocks and electrical burns. If you have been unfortunate enough to sustain an injury that required medical attention in your workplace in the last three years and the accident was not your fault you could make a compensation claim for personal injuries against your employer.
All employers should have insurance in place for accidents that occur on their premises. You should not feel intimated by your employer or worried about making a claim. You are legally entitled to make a claim and your employer can not dismiss you or treat you differently when you return to work because of a claim.
How to make a South Hams accident at work compensation claim
Use the experienced and reliable law firm Accident Advice Helpline. With over 13 years of experience in personal injury claims they are now one of the leading personal injury claims companies in the country. There reputation speaks for itself and over the years they have been able to help thousands of people claim the compensation they were entitled to.
The service works on a no win no fee basis making it available to everyone no matter what your financial situation is. The team will aim to deal with everything over the phone so you do not have to go to court. They will try to process your claim as quickly as possible keeping you updated as they go along. You may be required to visit an independent medical advisor and you should keep any proof of extra expenses you injury has caused.
If you would like to make an enquiry about a personal injury claim simply call our advisors now on the free phone number 0800 180 4123 or visit the website and use the online 30 second test then an advisors will call you.