As the UK’s major economic centre, the City of London is a key centre of work – with various industries present. As one of the leading economic cities in the world, it is important that standards are set in ensuring the health and safety of all workers.
The government has put in place strict guidelines which it is up to employers to follow to maintain their workers’ safety. When employers fail in this duty of care, accidents may be caused which can have serious consequences and personal injuries.
We detail some of the most common causes of workplace accidents in the City of London below, and provide advice on seeking help from Accident Advice Helpline, should you wish to make a claim for compensation following a personal injury.
Causes of a workplace accidents in the City of London
Some of the most common causes of workplace accidents in the City of London include:
- Slips, trips and falls
- Shocks and burns
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Manual handling injuries
- Cuts and lacerations
- Hearing loss
- Industrial diseases
Many of these accidents can easily be avoided when employers follow the right Health and Safety procedures. It is your employer’s duty of care to ensure that work environments are safe, that appropriate safety and preventative measures are taken, as well as making sure that the right training is provided to help workers carry out their tasks safely. When an employer fails in this duty of care, a worker may be entitled to compensation.
How Accident Advice Helpline can help you
If you have suffered as a result of workplace accidents in the City of London in the last three years, then you may be entitled to compensation. Accident Advice Helpline are one of the UK’s leading law firms, specialising in personal injury claims. We help people like you who have suffered a workplace accidents in the City of London ,or elsewhere in the UK, in order to claim compensation.
After determining your eligibility, either online via our 30-second test or on the phone with one of our friendly team, you will be provided with some confidential advice before deciding whether or not you wish to proceed. As most claims made through the AAH are processed over the phone, there may be no need to go to court, making the process straightforward and stress free.
Join the hundreds of customers who have already been helped by Accident Advice Helpline by getting in touch today to discuss your claim.
Date Published: 24th December 2014
Author: Jan Newell