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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Types of Accidents in the Workplace


    If you’re unsure whether you are entitled to claim for accidents in the workplace, your first step is to take the free 30 second test on the homepage. Types of accidents in the workplace come in all shapes and sizes; there are so many other injuries you can claim for than common slips, trips and falls. If you were injured at work in the last 3 years and it was someone else’s fault, you could be entitled to compensation.

    What Types of Accidents in the Workplace Can I Claim For?

    One free call to our expert claims advisers will confirm if you have the right to claim for compensation. Here are some common workplace injuries that you could claim for:
    – Repetitive strain injuries
    With nearly half a million sufferers in 2006, this is one of the most common injuries that happen in the workplace. Overuse or misuse of muscles, tendons and soft tissue can cause considerable pain. RSI can be caused by merely sitting at a desk for long periods, or by incorrect lifting techniques.
    – Construction accidents
    Construction sites are dangerous places to work, which is why your employer has a duty to protect you whilst you are working. If you’ve been involved in a construction accident that was not your fault, take the free 30 second test to see if you have the right to claim for compensation.
    – Slips, trips and falls
    Have you slipped on a wet floor in the office? Did you fall from an unsecured ladder at work?  If you’ve had accidents in the workplace, you may be entitled to make a claim. Accident Advice Helpline has helped thousands of people claim for compensation for a slip, trip or fall in the workplace – find out if we can help you today.
    – Vibration white finger
    If you work in a role that requires you to continually use vibrating hand held equipment, you may be suffering from vibration white finger, or hand-arm vibration syndrome as it is also known. This can cause a tingling sensation in the hand and arm, and slight discolouring of the skin.
    – Industrial deafness
    If the environment you work in is very loud, you may have developed industrial deafness over time. Accident Advice Helpline can put you in touch with expert lawyers who specialise in dealing with industrial deafness claims on a no win, no fee basis.
    – Industrial injury
    Working in an industrial environment can expose you to a whole host of risks to your health.  Whether you’ve had a fall or if you’ve developed an injury over time such as asbestos poisoning, we can help. Why not take our free 30 second test to see if you can make a claim today?

    There are many different types of accidents in the workplace and Accident Advice Helpline can help with them all. Call us now on 0800 689 0500.

    Date Published: 10th October 2012

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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