Employers have a legal duty of care towards their employees. If you have been injured as a result of the negligence of your employer then you will be entitled to claim compensation for the injury that you have sustained. Accident Advice Helpline will be able to assist you to get the workplace compensation in Dalwhinnie that you are entitled to.
It is unfortunate that work accidents happen but it is something that is actually rather common regardless of the type of job that you actually do. Every workplace will have hazards of some description and if these are ignored they can result in injuries. All employers are required by law to take steps to ensure that they provide a safe environment for their staff to work in. When all of the legislation is put into place it will mean that any risk of an accident in the workplace is greatly reduced. Some of the legislation will mean regularly testing machinery to ensure that it is safe to use and providing adequate safety equipment to reduce the risk from toxic substances within the workplace. All work environments will have its own set of risks associated with it and these will need to be assessed by the employer in order to put safety measures in place. If an employer ignores the responsibilities then they are failing to comply with Health and Safety regulations so any injury will mean that you are entitled to compensation.
When it comes to getting workplace compensation in Dalwhinnie, call Accident Advice Helpline. It is very important to claim the compensation that you are entitled to, as this will compensate for at least some of the money that you are losing whilst recovering from your injury.
Workplace compensation in Dalwhinnie
People that have accidents at work often worry about being treated differently after making a claim for the compensation that they are entitled to. Some people also worry that they will be dismissed from work as a result of making a compensation claim for the accident that they have had, however you should not be worried about either of these. If you do get dismissed from your job after making a claim for compensation you would be within your rights to claim for unfair dismissal.
Types of work related accidents
There are a number of different types of workplaces that can be the location of work related accidents and these include an office, factory or warehouse and even shops and restaurants.
It is possible that work accidents can also include accidents in vans or cars if driving is part of your work. Company vehicles need to be roadworthy and safe to be driven however if the vehicle is poorly maintained and an injury is sustained then compensation could be sought for the injury.
Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline
In order to start a claim for the compensation that you deserve you need to give Accident Advice Helpline a call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 or complete the short application from on the website.
Date Published: 8th November 2013
Author: Emma Matthews