You may not love your job but it does pay your bills. Whether you endure the 9 to 5 routine every Monday to Friday or you operate on shift work having your job allows you to live the life you want. Although you may despise being at work you still have duties and responsibilities to fulfill and your employer has their own. If your boss does not fulfill his or her obligations there may be consequences. Any negligence on their part could result in a workplace accident Telford and Wrekin.
Creation of hazards through negligence
One of the easiest ways for employers to be negligent is through a lack of adequate training. By not having the appropriate skills or knowledge you can be a danger to yourself and to any other employee you come into contact with.
All job inductions must cover at least the basics of what your new role entails. Teaching you how to use pieces of equipment, procedures and product knowledge is crucial to make you successful at what you do.
In addition to job specific training your employer is also obligated to train you in all elements of health and safety relative to the company you now work for. Without this training you could have an accident at work.
Workplace accident in Telford and Wrekin and negligence
If you have an workplace accident in Telford and Wrekin which is a result of negligence your employer can find themselves in a lot of trouble aside from your compensation claim.
As health and safety is a compulsory training module not complying with this is an infringement of the law. Putting you in danger by not giving adequate training for your job role is frowned upon by any legal party, and any other party for that matter.
If this sounds familiar to you there may be a chance that you could be entitled to some compensation for your accident. Having an accident that is not your fault isn’t something you should feel ashamed about. Get in touch with us and we can help you.
Contact us at Accident Advice Helpline now
To find out if you can make a personal injury compensation claim, call or text us at Accident Advice Helpline now. Our phone lines are always open, but if you need to, please leave us a message so that we can call you back.
Call us on a landline on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500. To call from a mobile, ring 0333 500 0993.
If you want us to call you to discuss your possible claim, send the text message “claim365” to 88010.
For advice from our claims’ experts, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline now.
Date Published: 16th May 2014
Author: David Brown