If you work in a warehouse then you will no doubt already be aware that there is a wide and varied opportunity for the potential of harm to befall you whilst you are at work. Warehouses are notoriously potentially dangerous environments, predominantly because of the amount of equipment and machinery that is potentially in place. If you have an accident and are injured, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline for Wigan compensation information.
If you already had an accident at work which has caused you personal injury then Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you make a Wigan compensation claim. Especially if the accident in question was not your fault.
Why not contact us today to find out more?
Types of accidents
As we have already mentioned there are a large number of ways that you could be injured if you work in a warehouse.
For example, due to objects left lying around there is a great chance of you tripping in a warehouse environment. You may even fall from a significant height if you are working on ladders or other elevated machinery, or you may slip if the flooring is not suitable, or has not been cleaned properly.
Equally, you may be injured by a falling object. This could be something falling from a shelving unit in a storage area, or even falling from a ladder.
When you work in a warehouse you are often required to move objects around. Sometimes this can be done using various types of equipment to prevent injury from manual handling. However, if you have not been fully trained on how to use the equipment in question, or if it has not been properly maintained, then there is as much chance of you being injured in this way as there is if you moved the objects by hand.
The vast majority of accidents which occur at work and lead to personal injury compensation claims are caused as a result of improper training. When it comes to training your employer is likely to be responsible, therefore, if you are injured as a result, Accident Advice Helpline will be able to make a claim against them for your financial compensation.
Another potential issue when it comes to working in a warehouse is that there is the chance you will be exposed to dangerous substances or materials. These in turn can cause industrial diseases which can range from relatively minor, to terminal. If you have been diagnosed with an industrial disease and want to make a Wigan compensation claim then Accident Advice Helpline have in-house experts who can assist with even the most complicated of claims.
Contact us today for Wigan compensation information
To get Wigan compensation information contact Accident Advice Helpline today and seek advice.
Call our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, from a landline, or, if you call us on a mobile ring 0333 500 0993.
If you like, we will call you to talk you through the claims’ process if you send the text message “claim365” to 88010.
Call or text us now to get more information about making a personal injury compensation claim.
Date Published: 13th July 2014
Author: David Brown