An injury sustained from an industrial accident can cause a variety of problems ranging from minor discomfort or pain to impacting on long term health and future career prospects. Work place accidents may well be the responsibility of your employer and you may well be entitled to compensation; vital to recover any financial expense the accident has caused.
There are a number of different types of industrial accidents:
Industrial accident claims are often easily preventable and employers have a duty of care to their employees to do everything within their means to reduce the risks present in the workplace. In an industrial environment it is important that your employer provides you with the correct equipment and takes all reasonable precautions to make your workplace safe.
Your employer must ensure that factory floors are kept clear of obstructions and tripping or slipping hazards. Machinery should be adequately guarded and all necessary equipment such as shoes, gloves and goggles should be provided, as should relevant training and development where necessary.
If you have been involved in an industrial accident you may be entitled to compensation from your employer if your accident happened as a result of their negligence.
It is vital that you get the best legal advice possible to ensure that your claim is successful and to ensure you receive the right amount of compensation. At Hattons we are committed to supporting you and your family; if your employer has breached health and safety laws, then we will ensure you receive the correct amount of compensation to help to cover the pain and suffering you have had to endure.
If you have been injured as a result of your employer’s negligence and would like to make an industrial accident claim then call our friendly legal team on 0800 298 9690, or alternatively, fill in the Claim Now form and we will call you back.