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Lack of personal protection equipment injury

It is inevitable that some people’s jobs can be quite dangerous, but the right personal protection equipment (PPE) can help to reduce accidents dramatically. Personal protection equipment varies from job to job but most often is shoes, goggles, and clothing which will protect the employee whilst they perform their daily duties, and minimize injury should accidents happen.

It is your employer’s responsibility to provide the right equipment in good condition to ensure your safety, making sure that the equipment is suitable for the job role. They will also have to maintain the equipment making sure it is fully functioning at all times.

Personal protection equipment may include:

Examples of accidents where no PPE was provided:

There are a number of injuries that can be caused due to a lack of appropriate equipment and these include:

Hattons can help

If your employer fails to provide adequate PPE and you have suffered an injury because of this then you may be entitled to compensation.

At Hattons our friendly team work along side you helping you throughout your claim process, giving you advice along the way and answering any questions that you may have. We offer a dedicated service and also have an online file tracker which allows you to view the progress of your case from home.

Compensation will help you whilst you take time off work to recover, and will be invaluable if your injuries are severe and you have to retrain or are unable to work at all

If your employer has been negligent and you have suffered an injury, or sustained injuries which were made worse by, a lack of PPE at work then call our friendly legal team on 0800 298 9690, or alternatively, fill in the Claim Now form and we will be in touch at a time that suits you.


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