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Accidents at Work

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If you are in any type of employment, then it goes without saying that your safety is of paramount importance. After all, it must be expected of your employer that they look after you.


There are very strict statutory regulations to ensure your safety if you are any type of employment, regardless of whether you are in the office or working on a building site. The regulations provide a comprehensive list of different scenarios to ensure safety in all aspects of employment. The responsibilities include (but are not limited to) having a safe working environment, safe walkways, safe equipment and machinery, appropriate safety equipment, appropriate training, appropriate risk assessments and the list goes on.


Sadly, some employers choose to neglect the regulations whether it is due to saving costs, as is commonplace in the current economic climate or through sheer neglect and lack of care and respect for their employees. This is when the work place can become a dangerous place and when an accident at work is most likely to occur.


Common workplace accidents


  • Slipping on wet and greasy floors from cleaning and spillages
  • Tripping on obstructions in the workplace like loose cables or tripping on defective or uneven flooring.
  • Injuries from defective work equipment such as drills, saws, trolleys or even office equipment such as chairs.
  • Back Injuries due to inappropriate lifting techniques as a result of lack of training or risk assessments.
  • Falling from a height due to inappropriate work equipment or safety equipment.
  • Injuries due to inappropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as lacerations which gloves could have prevented or eye injuries which goggles could have prevented.

If you have had the misfortune to have suffered an accident at work and suffered injury, then we have the expert experience of helping you through the difficult time. You may be off work, suffered a loss of earnings, other expenses to get you back on your feet such as physiotherapy, etc. These can all quickly mount up.


Let Canter Levin & Berg take the stress out of dealing with your accident at work claim and let us worry about the law and regulations. Whether your injury is small or severe, you can trust us to pursue your accident at work claim to ensure that you recover the compensation that you rightly deserve. We already have for many of our other clients.


You should not be deterred by your employers in pursuing a claim as the law compels them to have insurance for this very reason. If they have not been negligent in any manner then surely they have nothing to worry about.


So, why not contact us today to find out if we can help you to make a No Win No Fee compensation claim after an accident at work.

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