The list of accidents that are happening every day all over the U.K is endless from car accidents to food poisoning. Sadly one of the most common types of accidents that occur on a regular basis is accidents at work. You do not even have to be working with hazardous equipment or chemical to be in danger of being involved in an accident at work.
Accidents can happen because you were not given the correct protective clothing. You can injure yourself by lifting something heavy incorrectly. You may sustain an injury due to another employee being careless.
You can slip on a wet floor. Maybe you trip over something that should not have been left in the walkway, and people often fall from a height at work. The equipment you are using may be faulty and unsafe. Often accidents happen due to poor lighting. The worst of all these is when accidents happen because you have not been properly trained, this puts you and your colleges in serious danger.
If you have been involved in an accident at work you may not realise that you are entitled make a workplace accident claim in Wiltshire. You may think that it will be too costly and stressful and very time consuming. You could be worried about how your employer will react and if it is a very large organisation they may persuade you not to go ahead with a claim.
However if your accident happened at work by no fault of your own and your injuries have required medical treatment you should not suffer in silence. The team at Accident Advice Helpline can help you to make a workplace accident claim in Wiltshire for the compensation you are entitled to.
How to make a workplace accident claim in Wiltshire
You can log onto Accident Advice Helpline’s website and take the 30 second online test to see if you fit the criteria to make a personal injury claim and get a rough estimate of the amount you may receive. Or online we have a claim form you can fill in, any of these options will prompt one of our advisors to give you a call and talk through your accident and injuries.
If you want to get the ball rolling quickly or simply ask some questions about making a claim you can do so by calling the Accident Advice Helpline’s free phone number 0800 689 0500 at any time and speak to our experienced and helpful advisors.
Your call will be confidential and you will be under no obligation to proceed with making a claim for personal injuries. The best part is Accident Advice Helpline work on a no win no fee basis which means it will not cost you anything to start your claim or in the event that your claim is lost.
Date Published: 5th September 2014
Author: David Brown