If you work in retail you know just how physically demanding it really is. With deliveries constantly hitting the back door which then need to be sorted, counted and then put out on the shop floor it never stops. Leaving trails behind you or having a workspace not well organised for this pace of work can lead to accidents. Whether you were not responsible or partially responsible you could put in a claim for workplace injury compensation in Sutton Coldfield.
The shop floor is where half of your role happens. At all times it has to be kept tidy and clear to prevent any hazards from occurring which could endanger you, your colleagues or even your customers. Keeping on top of it is hard work but it is important as any second prevent a hazard.
Broken glass is often left on the floor when breakages happen. Not being trained on how to clear it away properly and then being cut by the glass could be a case of workplace injury compensation in Sutton Coldfield. If you are not given adequate training on such a task you could make a claim on the injuries you sustain.
Workplace injury compensation in Sutton Coldfield In stock areas
Most of the chaos in the store will be in the back areas and stock rooms. Running around grabbing stock and working deliveries is fast paced work and is an open goal for many accidents to happen. On your first day for a new job in retail you should be trained in all the areas of health and safety including manual handling and fire procedures.
Falling over items in a fire escape corridor and injuring your back through lifting can both be injury claims possibly worth some compensation money. It isn’t your fault if you were never trained properly so you should not have to take the blame for anything.
If you have had an accident at work that was not your fault there are people who can help you claim workplace injury compensation in Sutton Coldfield. Accident Advice Helpline is a free phone service with a team of friendly advisers who can help to answer some of your questions.
Give us a call today on 0800 689 0500 now and speak to the team to get started on making your compensation claim for the injuries you have sustained at work.
Date Published: 16th November 2014
Author: David Brown