Have you tripped or fallen at work? Let us help with workplace compensation in Worthing
In the workplace, you expect to be safe to be able to carry out your daily business. So if you are the unfortunate victim of an accident that could have been avoided, it can raise some questions as to the nature of the health and safety procedures in operation within your working environment. Accident Advice Helpline have provided help and support to many people who have suffered accidents at work through no fault of their own and who have been entitled to make a claim for workplace compensation in Worthing.
Your employer – be they a multi-national, a small to medium sized business or a limited partnership – has a duty of care to ensure you are safe whilst working for them so an accident befalling you that could have been avoided is an issue indeed. Such accidents as tripping or falling over obstacles that should have been moved are common and happen because staff members are not fully aware of the procedures in place to prevent this from happening.
What happens after the accident at work?
From your point of view, you should be taken care of so that your injuries are properly addressed and allowed to heal; thus making a full recovery. It has come to the attention of Accident Advice Helpline that some employers want their staff back to work as soon as possible which can lead to further complications so the correct amount of time off is a must.
It is important that the employer learns a valuable lesson and ensures that health and safety procedures are updated or implemented if needs be. A failure to do so represents a failing in your employer’s duty of care. If you have been asked to return to work before your injuries have correctly healed and complications arise you may be entitled to make a claim for workplace compensation in Worthing. Likewise, you may be eligible to make a claim for accident at work compensation Worthing if the accident was the fault of poor training or badly implemented health and safety policies.
Am I entitled to compensation?
Accident Advice Helpline and their advisers can help you understand your rights and make an informed decision as to whether or not you are entitled to make a claim for accident at work compensation in Worthing. Call us today on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) – both operating 24/7 – and a member of our team will be able to discuss your current circumstances and advise you through the initial assessment process as to your eligibility to make a claim for accident at work compensation in Worthing. We will also call you back if you text us the words ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010.