Biddenden is a picturesque kind of village which is situated in the Ashford District of Kent. Originally, and for many centuries, due to the ready availability of raw materials the village was a centre of wealden iron industry and cloth making. Today Biddenden is more famous for its cider production which is distributed around the world. Compared with national figures, the village has a relatively high proportion of workers in agriculture and construction and this can lead to workplace injuries in Biddenden.
Agriculture is the most dangerous industry to work in and results in more accidents to workers than in any other industry, even construction, mining and the emergency services!
Workplace injuries in Biddenden
Your employer, by law, has a duty of care to ensure your safety and if you have injured yourself at work it is highly likely that your employer is liable for that. An employer is at fault if an accident occurred in the following circumstances.
- The incorrect training was given
- If safety gear such as goggles, masks, gloves, ear defenders were not provided
- You did not receive adequate breaks
- Your indoor environment was not properly ventilated
- Machinery was not maintained to a safe standard
- You were exposed to harmful chemicals
- You worked more hours than the European rules state
- Unsafe proximity to large farm animals
- Over exposure to harsh weather conditions
- Faulty electrics
- And many more reasons
Accident Advice Helpline
If you are unsure whether your employer is liable to pay you compensation for workplace injuries in Biddenden, call Accident Advice Helpline. We offer 100% free no obligation advice and will respond to any questions or queries you may have on the freephone number 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile 0333 500 0993, lines are open around the clock and there’s always a professional advisor at the end of the line. There’s never any pressure to pursue a claim, we leave the ball totally in your court.
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- There is no money needed to start a claim
- If your case is not won then services, solicitor’s time and all other work requires no fee*
There is absolutely no financial risk
All information regarding Accident Advice Helpline can be accessed on our website www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk where there is also a ‘compensation calculator’ which will give you an idea of how much your claim could be worth. We have customer testimonials where you can read their stories and how we helped, also they reveal how much money we obtained for them. Each year we have our clients awarded over £30 million and we are one of the top UK compensation collectors that always obtains the maximum amount of compensation possible. Dame Esther Rantzen fully recommends our law firm and her full endorsement can also be read on our website.
Date Published: 8th December 2013
Author: David Brown