Injuries at work are not an uncommon occurrence. With the vast extent of various pieces of equipment and everyday routines in businesses there are bound to be potential hazards for accidents around any corner. Although health and safety laws and regulations are put in place for the safety of everyone on the premises there is always opportunity for an accident to occur. When making a no win no fee in Dalton-in-Furness claim, it doesn’t matter if you work in a small store or in a large office block. If you had an accident at work that wasn’t your fault you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Hazards In A Store
Working in a store can be very manual so instantly there is already potential for accidents to happen. Experts on no win no fee in Dalton-in-Furness confirm that one of the most common accidents at work is through manual lifting. This commonly occurs through no fault of the individual as unlawfully not all businesses provide adequate health and safety training to their employees. It is this negligence that can lead to accidents happening. Other accidents within a store could be product falling from a shelf on top of you, a faulty ladder and even trip hazards in a stock room.
No Win No Fee In Dalton-in-Furness In An Office Block
Office blocks also hold the potential for many forms of accidents. Using machines and computers can develop forms of RSI or possibly they can give you electric shocks. Equipment that is not PAT tested should not be used until it is declared safe. If an employee is made to use an unsafe piece of machinery they not only have the base for a claim but for a serious complaint against their employer. Tiled lobbies with wet floors also pose a threat which could do serious damage. Wet floors with no hazard indicators can give anyone a base to make a claim for compensation.
Each business is different but every company should and must provide adequate health and safety training when you start a new job. If you have an accident at work because you were not trained on that aspect of your role you could be entitled to some compensation. Accident Advice Helpline can help you on your way. Give us a call today on 0800 689 0500 now.
Date Published: 5th February 2014