Have you been injured in work accidents in Huntingdon?
Most people think that the workers who are most likely to wind up getting injured in an employment-related accident that was not their fault, are those who work in jobs that involve manual labour, or those who regularly use heavy machinery. Well, you may be surprised to learn that you are just as likely to be injured at work if you earn a living sitting at a desk all week. The type of injury you’ll be likely to sustain might be different, but when it comes to work accidents in Huntingdon, lots occur in offices.
If you get hurt while at work as a result of acting the fool or failing to adhere to your employer’s health and safety advice, there will be little you’ll be able to do about it in terms of claiming some form of compensation. In fact, you’ll be lucky not to end up with some form of disciplinary action being taken against you.
If, however, you are injured as a result of your employer not making sure that you are protected from the risks of becoming involved in an work accidents in Huntingdon, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim.
If the accident was not your fault, that was not your fault and you can prove this, you might be able to retain the services of one or our top no-win, no-fee* solicitors. You don’t actually need a local solicitor to help you. So if you have been injured in any work accidents in Huntingdon that wee not your fault, call us at Accident Advice Helpline for help and advice.
Work accidents in Huntingdon
You may think that the way you choose to sit at work will be entirely down to you and that any health problems you suffer as a result of bad posture will be something you won’t be able to take action over.
While it’s true that you won’t be able to take action if you get back problems due to slouching all day long every shift, you might have a case on your hands if your work station is not set up properly. Your employer should carry out a workplace risk assessment to make sure that your station is set up so as it will not cause you any health problems, such as a repetitive strain injury.
Surprisingly, head injuries can also be common in offices. This is due to the fact that office workers seem to have a penchant for stacking things high up on the top of shelves and filing cabinets. If you get hit on the head while trying to get a box down, a good solicitor may be able help you a claim compensation.
Call us at Accident Advice Helpline now
Been injured in an accident at work? Call us at Accident Advice Helpline today to find out if you can make a claim for work accidents in Huntingdon and the injuries you sustained in them. Call us now on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, from a landline. To call from a mobile, ring 0333 500 0993.
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Date Published: 7th April 2014
Author: David Brown