According to Health and Safety Executive, the main risk areas in professional kitchens are caused by slips and trips, contact dermatitis and manual handling.*
Our leading kitchen staff accident claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you have had an accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact us today for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
No Win No Fee kitchen staff accident claims solicitors
Most of our kitchen staff accident cases are conducted on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning we only take a fee if we win compensation on your behalf, therefore there is no financial risk to you.
Kitchen staff accidents explained
A kitchen is a fast-paced environment full of hazards. It is important that well established safety rules and safety procedures are in place. Whether your accident involved a knife, a fire or a slippery surface, if it’s the result of someone else’s negligence, you can claim compensation.
Most common causes and types of kitchen staff accidents
The most common causes of kitchen staff accidents are:
- Slips and trips
- Wrong manual handling
These hazards can lead to all kinds of injuries:
What can I claim for?
If you work in the catering and hospitality industry and have been involved in an accident which was due to someone else’s negligence, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitation and treatment
I work in a kitchen and have dermatitis, can I claim for compensation?
Working in a Kitchen, it is likely that your dermatitis is work related. Contact dermatitis is commonly caused by irritants such as soaps, detergents, solvents and other cleaning products as well as regular contact with water without glove protection. If you’re unsure whether your dermatitis is work related, contact us today to find out your full legal position.
For more information on work related dermatitis, we recommend you visit the Health and Safety Executive website: http://www.hse.gov.uk/catering/dermatitis.htm
My English is not very good. Will I be able to claim for compensation?
We have legal advisors that will be patient with you and explain your legal situation in detail and, if necessary, we will organise a translator. If possible, we will match you with a legal advisor who speaks your language. We often help people who speak one of the following languages:
How much can I claim for a kitchen staff accident?
It completely depends on your injury and the impact it has on your life. If the injury was caused due to someone else’s negligence, your claim for pain and suffering could be worth several thousands of pounds. For more information call us on freephone 0800 083 5045 or try our online claims calculator.
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