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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Stoke-on-Trent accident at work compensation claim

    Stoke-on-Trent accident at work compensation claim

    You may have heard of Stoke-on-Trent referred to as Stoke, but both refer to the same place in Staffordshire. The city has a population of around 25,000 people. While many live in the city, others live just outside it and come into the city to work. Despite the high number of people living and working here, the odds of having an accident and having to make a Stoke-on-Trent accident at work compensation claim are long indeed.

    The majority of employers take every care to ensure their workplaces are safe to use in every respect. For instance, they will take time to risk-assess every element of the workplace and every job that needs to be done. This alone reduces risk and gives the employer a chance to make certain situations and tasks much safer than they would otherwise be.

    Examples of accidents that may happen in the workplace

    Injuries of this kind are very uncommon. However, you may already be aware that they can still occasionally happen – especially if you’ve been injured while working. There are all kinds of potential hazards that could cause a problem – for example, slips, trips and falls, incorrect manual handling techniques, a lack of training and a lack of proper work and safety equipment.

    That’s why risk assessments and health and safety are both so important. They can make all the difference between a workplace being safe to use and work in, and presenting potential hazards that could lead to one or more people being injured in some way.

    Could you make a claim?

    Being injured doing the work you enjoy is a tough situation to go through. You may be able to return to work once you are recovered, but in some cases people have to retire early on medical grounds. If your injuries were serious, there is a chance you could experience life-changing consequences because of what happened to you.

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    If you think you have a valid Stoke-on-Trent accident at work compensation claim, you should call Accident Advice Helpline as quickly as you can. This can be done completely free of charge on 0800 689 0500. Don’t be nervous – our considerate and sensitive employees recognise this is a tough time, and they’ll help you wherever they can. They could support you in the claims process, if one of our lawyers can go ahead with a claim for you.

    Date Published: 18th September 2014

    Author: David Brown

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