Have you suffered an injury in the workplace or because of your working environment? If so, there is every chance that you will be entitled to personal injury compensation. Nonetheless, this type of personal injury claim can often be a worry for many. People are concerned about making a claim against their employer, as they fear potential repercussions. Keeping that in mind, we have put together this complete guide on accident at work claims.
What type of injuries can result in workplace accident claims?
There are a huge number of injuries that can lead to a successful accident at work claim. The type of injury you have sustained is not the important factor when determining whether you have a case, rather you need to be able to prove that your employer is at fault for your suffering. Therefore, the following are all examples of injuries and incidents you could claim for…
- Repetitive strain injury
- Construction accidents
- Vibration white finger
- Accidents that have occurred because of poor health and safety in the workplace
Here at Advice.co.uk, we have provided thousands of personal injury victims with the advice they need to get the compensation they deserve. You can reach us on 0161 696 9685. But don’t give us a call just yet. Make sure you continue reading to find out everything you need to know about making a claim.
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- What Can You Claim For After An Accident At Work?
- Which Type Of Workplace Can People Be Injured In?
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- Do I Still Get Paid If I Am Injured At Work?
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- What Are The Most Common Types Of Accidents At Work?
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Work accident claims are advisable for anyone that has suffered an accident that was not his or her fault. However, did you know that approximately every seven in ten people that have suffered a personal injury accident never actually make a claim? There are various reasons why this is the case, yet a lot of people are simply unaware of the fact that they are entitled to compensation in the first place.
Nevertheless, if you have been the victim of a workplace incident, you are almost certain to be eligible for compensation, so long as it was not your fault, it occurred within the past three years and you saw a doctor as a result of the accident.
Advice.co.uk specialises in claims for workplace accidents. We have a great reputation and all of the solicitors we can put you in touch with work on a No Win, No Fee basis, meaning financial risk is eliminated and you are guaranteed to benefit from the best possible service. So, if you want to explore the possibility of making a claim further, all you need to do is give us a call. The details you need are at the end of the guide.
But, what can you expect from this accident at work compensation guide? We will go over everything you could want and need to know about making a claim for an accident at work. This includes accidents at work compensation examples, how to make a claim, the common injuries and accidents, how much compensation you may receive, and much more.
We know that you will want to have a better understanding regarding the payout you may receive if you make a claim for an accident that has happened in the workplace. You may have even used an accident at work claim calculator online. Please note that a personal injury claims calculator is only ever going to give you an extremely rough estimate. You should never pin your hopes on this. After all, every accident at work is different, and so your case will be assessed on an individual basis and you will be awarded accordingly. With that in mind, in the table below you can see some of the most common payout figures for injuries often relating to workplace accidents. If you cannot find your injury in the table below, please do not hesitate to give us a call for further details regarding the average payout.
|The injury you have sustained||Extra notes||Average payout amount|
|Deafness/Tinnitus||Total Loss of Hearing in One Ear||£27,450 to £39,940|
|Deafness/Tinnitus||Total Deafness||£79,560 to £96,150|
|Partial Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus||Slight NIHL without tinnitus or slight tinnitus without NIHL||Up to £6,140|
|Partial Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus||Slight or occasional tinnitus with slight NIHL||£6,450 to £11,040|
|Partial Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus||Mild tinnitus with some NIHL.||£11,040 to £13,080|
|Partial Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus||Moderate tinnitus and NIHL or moderate to severe tinnitus or NIHL alone.||£13,080 to £26,040|
|Partial Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus||Severe tinnitus and NIHL.||£26,040 to £39,940|
|Fractures of Jaws||Simple fracture||£5,660 to £7,650|
|Fractures of Jaws||Serious fracture with permanent consequences||£15,750 to £26,730|
|Fractures of Jaws||Very serious multiple fractures||£26,730 to £39,940|
|Work-related Upper Limb Disorders||Complete recovery within a short period (of weeks or a few months).||£1,930 to £3,090|
|Work-related Upper Limb Disorders||Symptoms resolving in the course of up to three years.||£7,580 to £9,430|
|Work-related Upper Limb Disorders||Continuing, but fluctuating and unilateral symptoms.||£13,080 to £14,330|
|Work-related Upper Limb Disorders||Continuing bilateral disability with surgery and loss of employment.||£19,210 to £20,280|
|Vibration White Finger (VWF) and/or Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)||Moderate||£7,580 to £14,690|
|Vibration White Finger (VWF) and/or Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)||Serious||£14,690 to £27,740|
|Vibration White Finger (VWF) and/or Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)||Most Serious||£27,740 to £33,700|
|Back Injuries||Damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots,||£79,890 to £141,150|
Did you know that compensation is split into two parts? You probably already know about general damages. This is the compensation you are going to receive for the injury you have suffered. However, did you know that there are also special damages? Read on to discover everything you need to understand about both types of compensation.
This is the money you will receive to compensate you for the injuries you have experienced. This will be calculated based on the medical report that your doctor has put together. This will state the extent of your injuries, your treatment, and anything else that is significant to your case. This will then be used to determine how much money you will receive.
This is a type of compensation that is designed to cover any out of pocket expenses you have experienced because of the injury you have suffered. You need to ask yourself… Would I have encountered this cost if I had not been injured? If the answer is no, then you should claim for the cost in question when making your accident claim. Nevertheless, please be mindful that you need proof of all special damages in order to claim for them. Let’s take a look at these special damages in further depth…
Treatment expenses / Prescription costs
There is only one place to begin and this is with medical costs. It is likely that you will need to pay for treatment or medication if you have been injured. This cost will of course be covered by special damages.
Cost of counselling
Some people find themselves in a position where they need to have counselling after an accident has occurred. This is especially the case for those that have been involved in a traumatic incident or have a severe injury to come to terms with.
Loss of income
If you are self employed or do not have the luxury of being covered by sick pay it is likely that you will suffer a substantial loss of income during the recovery period.
This can relate to anything from the cost of using alternative transport whilst you recover to paying for hospital parking tickets.
This type of special damage is most common in road traffic accidents whereby you need to pay for your vehicle to be repaired. However, it could be relevant to workplace cases if part of your kit has been destroyed and you need to get it repaired or your personal property has been damaged.
These are a mere handful of examples. So long as the cost can be related to your injury, you can claim.
You can be injured in any type of workplace. While some workplaces may seem safe, for example, an office, there are still many different injuries and accidents that could happen if the correct procedures are not followed. In this section, we are going to take a look at some work environments and the accidents that can happen in further depth. However, if you cannot find your workplace below, don’t panic, as you can still make a claim.
Of course, injuries and even deaths are always a risk when working for the Armed Forces. However, you will be able to make a claim if you have been involved in an accident that was caused due to negligence. There are a number of different examples of this. For example, you can claim if you have fallen from a helicopter, been injured due to faulty equipment, medical negligence, and slipping on a tank because the surface has not been maintained properly.
Have you suffered an injury whilst working in a factory? There are many different types of injuries that can occur in this manner. This includes everything from lifting accidents, to incidents involving various equipment, to ladder accidents, to injuries that have been sustained because of problems with a forklift… the scenarios vary. You may feel that you have been involved in an accident because the factor is an unsafe working premises or maybe your employer has failed to provide the adequate training that is required of him or her.
It is the duty of every employer to ensure the working environment they provide is a safe one. There are many regulations in place that outline this responsibility. Your employer must carry out a risk assessment to identify any potential hazards with the working environment, as well as every task that is going to be carried out in the workplace. A factory is an environment that is slightly more dangerous when compared with a lot of other workplaces, as a lot of heavy lifting and heavy machinery is used. If you have been injured in this workplace, there is a high chance you will be entitled to compensation. You simply need to be able to prove that the injury you suffered is as a direct result of negligence or error on behalf of your employer.
Have you suffered an injury as a result of a construction accident? If so, it is possible that you may be entitled to compensation. Of course, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous. However, this does not mean you should simply accept the accident that has occurred. If you believe your employer has made an error or acted negligently and this has resulted in the incident, you should definitely think about making an accident claim.
All employers are required by law to provide their employee’s with a safe working environment. This is no different when it comes to the construction industry. Here are a few guidelines that have to be adhered to in the UK when it comes to the construction sector…
- All contractors should sign in when they begin work and sign out at the end of every working day
- Before work begins there should be a list of all contractors’ names
- All site personnel should benefit from an induction course
- At the end of each day the site must be left clean and tidy
- Any incidents must be reported in the accident book
- Materials should be brought onto premises before and after core business hours when possible
- Equipment and tools should not be left around
This should give you an idea of the practises in place when it comes to ensuring the construction site is a safe one. If you feel these practises are not being adhered to and you have suffered an injury as a result, you definitely need to proceed with your claim.
Sitting at a desk for hours on end can be more damaging than a lot of people realise. This is why regular breaks and ergonomic furniture is a must. One of the most common injuries in this working environment is repetitive strain injury. This occurs through misuse or overuse, and is a common workplace issue. A lot of people suffer this when they have been sitting at a desk for too long. Therefore, if your employer has refused breaks or you feel they have not provided enough training, you will be able to claim. Other common types of accidents that can happen in an office environment include slips, trips, and falls, as well as injuries due to faulty equipment.
There are literally a huge number of different industrial injuries that can result in a successful compensation claim. The following are a mere handful…
- Occupational asthma
- Repetitive strain injury
- Back injuries
- Vibration white finger
- Industrial dermatitis
- Industrial deafness
- … And much, much more!
A lot of industrial injury claims are against ex-employers from years and years ago. It is common for these types of injuries to be pinpointed to a working environment you experienced a long time ago.
When it comes to making a workplace accident claim, a lot of people are worried about their employer’s reaction. In fact, some individuals go as far as to not make a claim because they are worried about causing friction or being fired. Therefore, they miss out on the accident at work claim amount they would have been entitled to. We don’t want this to happen to you and, therefore, it is important to be aware of the fact that you will not be sacked by your employer. They know that it is their duty to provide you with a safe working environment and if they have failed to do so they know they will have to compensate you. Plus, they should have insurance in place to cover them.
Moreover, your employer would only land himself or herself in further hot water by firing you, as you would have grounds for unfair dismissal. The only thing you need to do to make sure the whole process runs smoothly is handle everything as it should be. You should report the incident to your employer or safety representative. They will need to record it in the accident book, which they are required to have by law.
Naturally, one of the biggest concerns for someone who is ill or injured is whether or not they will get paid while they are off work. This will differ depending on your employment contract, so you do need to check this to ensure you get extra sick pay. However, as a minimum, you should get Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) if you need time off because of an injury. At the time of writing, Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) is set at £92.05 per week. If your employer has a sick pay scheme, you may get more. You may also be able to claim benefits depending on the nature of your injury.
A lot of individuals have the benefit of being covered by sick pay. This is especially a concern for those who have had an accident at work while self employed. Therefore, they know that they will be able to recover and still receive their normal salary. However, this does not apply to everyone. And, what about those that are unemployed or have their own business? There is no one to cover them if they fall ill. Every day you spend sitting at home recovering is a day you are going to lose money. The effect of this can obviously be astronomical.
However, the good news is that this is not something you merely have to accept. When make an accident claim, you will be able to claim for special damages. Loss of income is of course one of these. Therefore, so long as you have the ability to prove that you have suffered a loss of income because of your injuries, you will be compensated for the money that has been lost.
You simply need the best personal injury lawyer on your side to ensure you get the full amount of special damages you deserve. This is exactly why you should call Advice.co.uk today for more information.
Below, you can find information on some of the most common types of accidents that occur in the workplace. This is just to give you an insight into the type of accidents that can happen. If you cannot find your type of incident, don’t panic. You can still claim!
Slips, trips, and falls
Did you know that slips, trips, and falls make up one-third of all personal injuries that happen in a working environment? Some of the most common incidents involving slips and trips are as follows: tripping because of bottom drawers not being closed properly, uneven walking surfaces, uncovered cables, wrinkled carpeting, clutter, poor lighting, and having an obstructed view, as well as slipping because of flooring that lacks the appropriate degree of traction, loose mats or rugs, weather hazards, occasional slips, and oily or wet surfaces.
Falls at a Height
Have you been injured in the workplace during an accident that involved ladders and scaffolding or any other type of fall? If so, you will likely be entitled to personal injury compensation.
The Work at Height Regulations came into place in 2005 in order to protect those working in this environment. Did you know that working at a height is the biggest cause of workplace deaths? This is why it is so important to adhere to the regulations that are put in place. From protecting leading edges or holes with toe boards or guardrails, to using towers and scaffolds that are completely erected, to working on a safe and secure platform… you need to act extremely carefully when using both ladders and scaffolding.
Your employer of course has a significant role to play when it comes to ensuring the working environment is safe. All employers are legally obliged to provide a safe working environment. They also need to supply the necessary training, carry out various risk assessments and inform employees of potential hazards. They have to ensure all ladders and scaffolds are used properly and that all employees are informed of the correct methods of use. If a ladder or a run of ladders raises nine metres vertically above its base, the employer must make sure there are sufficient safe rest platforms and landing areas. Other regulations involve ensuring that all ladders are in clean, well maintained and sound condition. Moreover, when a ladder is used for access, handholds or something else sufficient must be provided.
If you want to make an accident claim for an incident involving ladders or scaffolding you need to prove that your employer is at fault. You cannot make a claim if you have made the mistake. You need to show they acted negligently and this has resulted in your suffering. Contact Advice.co.uk for more information.
When it comes to accidents involving machinery you need to refer to PUWER, i.e. the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. These state that all equipment must be properly inspected and in a safe and good condition. The regulations also state that all equipment has to contain adequate warnings and safety markings and that equipment can only be used by those that have received adequate instructions and information. Aside from this, it must be able to be used safely in the workplace and must be suitable for its intended use. If you fail your employer has failed to upload his or her duty to abide by these regulations you have grounds to make a claim.
This illness arises when you breathe in substances whilst you are at work. This kind of substance is often referred to as a respiratory sensitiser when dealing with a medical professional. Many people experience this kind of asthma because of their working environment.
Occupational asthma can develop in different ways for different people. There is RADS, otherwise known as Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome. This is when you breathe in excessive concentrations of a substance. You could experience occupational asthma as a predisposition, meaning you have not had asthma before but breathing in irritants or sensitisers in the workplace has led to you developing it. Breathing in irritants over an excessive period of time can lead to this illness, as can an allergic reaction, i.e. when you develop hypersensitivity to a sensitiser at work.
In order to make this type of accident claim, you need to prove that your employer is at fault for your suffering. They must have caused your occupational asthma by acting negligently or making an error. If they have failed to warn you about the hazards of your working environment or they have not provided the necessary training or equipment, you could use this to prove that they were at fault.
Vibration white finger
This is when an individual’s fingers or their fingertips feel numb and turn white. Usually this is an injury whereby a full recovery can be made. Nonetheless, there are other types of injuries that are related to this and caused in the same working environments. Musculoskeletal problems are a prime example. This can cause loss of grip and other problems to the joints because of the vibrations. Another similar injury is Raynaud’s Phenomenon. This is very much like vibration white finger syndrome where the fingertips or whole fingers turn white or blanch. Other similar injuries include the likes of carpal tunnel syndrome and nerve damage to the fingers.
This is a disease that impacts the lungs and is caused from inhaling quartz dust or silica in the workplace.
Typical working environments that result in hearing damage include the likes of farms and nightclubs. In noisy working environments employers need to provide their workers with the right protective equipment. Has your employer failed to do this? If so, they could be at fault for industrial deafness or any type of hearing trouble that has arisen.
How do you know if you are being exposed to unsafe noise levels?
- Are typical hand held power tools causing a noise level that is above 90 decibels? This includes the likes of wrenches and grinders.
- Do you have to shout in order to make yourself heard to a colleague that is only about a metre away from you?
- Are you in a noisy working environment yet have not been provided with any protective equipment?
These are some of the most common signs that you are being wrongly exposed to levels of noise that are unsafe and can result in damage.
Repetitive strain injury
This is an injury to the muscles and the tendons and it is caused by overuse or misuse. It is often suffered by those that sit at a desk for extended periods of time working on the computer. Nonetheless, it can occur in many different ways and consequently different injuries. If you think that your employer has not done enough to prevent the injury from happening, for example he or she may have refused you a break from the computer, you may be entitled to compensation and thus should make an accident claim.
The final example is asbestosis, which is another lung disease. However, breathing in asbestos particles or fibres in the workplace causes this.
If you have suffered an injury that was not your fault it is likely that you are feeling somewhat shaken up and strained as it is. You want to focus on getting better, which is obviously the main priority. Yet, you also need to ensure you get the compensation you are entitled to. And, what a lot of people do not realise is that there is actually a personal injury claims time limit.
If you are planning to make a personal injury claim you will typically have three years to make the claim from the date of the accident. However, this time limit does differ based on the type of claim, as you will see from the table below.
|The nature of the accident||How long do you have to make a claim?|
|Accident in the workplace||You will have three years from the date of the workplace accident.|
|Industrial disease||You will have three years from the date of your diagnosis or knowledge of the disease.|
|Accident in the workplace involving criminal activity||You will have two years from the date of the criminal act.|
|Road traffic accident||You will have three years from the date of the accident.|
|Slip, trip or fall accident||You will have three years from the date of the accident.|
Nonetheless, this does not mean you can begin putting a case together on the very last date! Court proceedings have to be issued within this time frame and so it is imperative that you don’t waste too much time.
There are, of course, exceptions to this rule because on some cases it is impossible to pinpoint the date whereby the injury occurred. This relates to injuries that develop over time, such as repetitive strain injury or an industrial disease. As you can see, if this happens to you, you will likely have three years from the date of your diagnosis instead.
Not only is it important to be aware of the time limit for claims, but it is likely that you will find the accident at work claims process much easier to make a claim the sooner you do it. After all, all of the details will be fresh in your mind and it will be much easier to get your hands on pivotal details, such as witness statements.
Let’s take a look at your injury at work rights and eligibility. Have you suffered an injury that was not your fault in the workplace? If so, you will be wondering whether you should provide with making a compensation claim. For some people this will be a no brainer! Of course, seeking a company specialisng in claims is the route to go down! However, there are others that a lot more sceptical. Why? Well, they don’t want to waste their time on making a claim if it’s not going to be a success. If this is your concern, read on to discover whether your case is strong or not…
First and foremost, you need to be able to prove that the injury occurred through no fault of your own. It has to have happened because of someone else’s error or negligence. You will never see successful claims against yourself!
The next thing that needs to be true is that the incident in question happened within the last three years. A lot of people do not realise that there is a time limit on personal injury claims. You need to ensure that court proceedings are issued within three years of the incident occurring. If you have suffered something that develops over time, such as an industrial illness, you will have three years from being diagnosed.
Last but not least, for claims to be successful it is imperative that the victim visited a medical professional as a result of their injuries. Of course you will have to if the injury is major. Nonetheless, people that suffer minor injuries often think that they can cope with it themselves. Yet, if you do this there will be no proof that you suffered an injury at all, and so it is imperative to see a doctor.
It is important that you handle everything correctly. This is even more so the case when it comes to workplace incidents. After all, the last thing you want is to cause friction with your employer. Of course, if he or she is at fault for your injuries you are more than within your right to demand compensation. However, if you do not handle the process correctly, it can make it more complicated and drawn out than necessary, which is the last thing anyone wants.
One thing you need to make sure you do is report the accident to your employer or your safety representative if you have one. There are two reasons why this is the case, which are explained below…
The accident needs to be recorded in your employer’s ‘accident book’
All companies are required to have an accident book by law. In this book, they must record all accidents that have happened in the workplace, irrespective of how major or minor they may be. It is vital to inform your employer or safety representative of your incident and make sure they record it in the accident book so you don’t run into potential hurdles later down the line.
You can head to the HSE website here. You will find information on how to report the incident. This is laid out in RIDDOR, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, which governs this. This link takes you to details on Making A RIDDOR Report.
Your employer needs to inform the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at your local authority
Aside from this, it is also likely that your employer will need to inform the local HSE of the incident that occurred. Therefore, you also must report the incident for this reason.
Once you have reported your accident correctly, you can then begin the process of making an accident claim.
In order to make a claim, there are a number of critical steps you are going to need to follow. This includes the following:
Get medical attention
There is only one place to begin, and this is with the fact that you need to see a doctor. It is vital to get the proper treatment. The true extent of an injury may not be evident straight away. Not only this, but if you do not receive professional medical attention you will find it impossible to make an accident claim. The medical report is the most important piece of evidence. It revels the true extent of your injuries and allows for the compensation amount to be calculated. How are you going to prove your injuries if you have not even been to see a doctor?
Inform your employer of the incident
It is vital to inform your employer and your safety executive of the incident that has occurred. All employers are required to have an accident book by law. This is something that is made obligatory in RIDDOR, i.e. the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995. By reporting the incident you will ensure everything runs smoothly later down the line.
Once you have done this you can then start to gather evidence. Did anyone witness the accident? If so, you should get their contact details. Witness statements can prove to be pivotal when making an accident. Aside from this, take the time to sit and make a note of everything that has occurred. You do not want to forget something later down the line. Photographs of the scene can also be very helpful.
Get legal advice
This is the most important piece of the puzzle. Call Advice.co.uk for assistance regarding how best to proceed. When you call our legal helpline, you will speak to one of our friendly and experienced advisers. They will talk you through the entire claim process and they will give you a realistic picture regarding the strength of your case. If they think you have a good chance of getting compensation they will put you in touch with a No Win, No Fee solicitor who will take it from there.
A lot of people are worried about the costs that are associated with making a claim for an accident that has happened at the workplace. It is understandable that this may be something you are concerned about. Nevertheless, there is no need to threat because there is an option that is available to you that means there is no risk of you being forced to pay a huge legal bill and not getting any compensation in return. We are, of course, referring to No Win, No Fee accident at work claim solicitors. With this option, you are only going to pay your solicitor if he or she has provided a successful service and secured a payout for you. In which case, you will give your solicitor a percentage of the payout, which you will have both agreed on beforehand. Not only does this mean you are protected financially, but it increases your chances of benefitting from a first-class service because you know your solicitor is going to be doing all in his or her power to make sure you get the compensation you are entitled to.
Have you been the victim of an accident that occurred in the workplace? From falls to machinery incidents, the scenarios vary dramatically. Nonetheless, so long as the accident was not your fault you will likely be entitled to compensation and Advice.co.uk is here to make sure you get the full amount you deserve. If you read accident at work solicitors reviews, you will see they our team comes highly recommended.
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Here at Advice.co.uk, we have an extensive amount of experience when it comes to help our clients make successful personal injury claims. We have been helping personal injury victims for many years now, and so you can be certain we have covered every type of accident claim you can imagine! It is likely that we have dealt with cases similar to yours time and time before. This is vital. After all, the last thing you want is to be someone’s practise project when it comes to something as important as making a claim.
So, what happens when you use our service? Literally, all you need to do is give us a call on our legal helpline. You will speak to one of our friendly and experienced advisers. They will explain the entire claim process to you and answer any questions you may have. They will give you a realistic picture of your case. If they do not believe you have a good chance of getting compensation they will tell you. We won’t waste your time.
If you do have a good chance of getting compensation, the adviser will then match you to the best personal injury solicitor for your case. All of the solicitors we are connected with work on a No Win, No Fee basis. This is extremely beneficial. Financial risk will be diminished by dramatic amounts. You will also benefit from a much better quality of service and you do not actually need any money to start your accident claim. So, what are you waiting for?
If you have been injured in the workplace, it is important to get the information you need to make the right decisions about your case. You can call our team today on 0161 696 9685 to find out more about the accident at work procedure, as well as various accidents at work examples. No matter the queries you have, we can answer them.
Perhaps you don’t have any questions because you don’t know where to start? That’s fine too! All you need to do is tell us what happened and we will advise you accordingly. You can also fill in the accident at work form on our website and we will get back to you. Other options include sending an email or entering your details so that we can call you back. Irrespective of how you choose to get in touch, you can be sure that all conversations will be 100 per cent confidential.
Workplace facilities – What makes for a safe workplace – This HSE page shows information about having a safe workplace.
Checking Symptoms – When you’re injured, sometimes you prefer to check symptoms online before you visit a medical professional. You can do so here.
We also have a bunch of dedicated guides on making an accident at work claim, which you can read below:
- Back injury at work claims
- Accident at work FAQ’s
- What are my rights after an accident at work?
- Can I claim compensation if I’m self-employed?
- Can agency workers claim accident at work compensation?
- How do I claim compensation for an assault at work?
- Slip and fall accident at work claims
- How to make a temporary or agency worker claim
- Could I make an workplace claim if I was partially at fault?
- Could I claim for an injury sustained during my probationary period?
- Office workplace accident claim
- How do I claim compensation if I hurt myself at work?
- Can you sue for an injury while still employed?
- How to prove you sustained an injury at work
- Will claiming against my employer create problems?
- Can I be sacked for having an accident at work?
- Manual handling weight limit for workplaces
- Advice on claims if injured working for cash
- Do I need accident at work solicitors near me?
- Injuries caused by inadequate training
- Loss of earnings in compensation claims
- Employers responsibility when a worker is injured
- Could I claim after I slipped on a wet floor at work?
- Incorrect PPE causing workplace eye injuries
- Agency worker claims
- Slipped on ice at work claims
- What happens if an employee doesn’t report an accident?
- How long can you claim after an accident at work?
- Do I need a lawyer if I get hurt at work?
- New employee accident at work claim
- What are my employers responsibilities?
- Could I still claim if I didn’t take time off work after an accident?
- Who pays my medical expenses after a work injury?
- Can I claim for falling down the stairs at work?
- How to claim for a work accident?
- What to do if I injured myself at work?
- How long after a workplace injury can you claim?
- Workplace accidents caused by tiredness and fatigue
- Can you be fired for a work-related accident?
- Foot injuries caused by a lack of work safety boots
- Could I claim for a workplace injury if I’m not an employee?
- Personal injury claim against your employer
- Tendon injury at work claim
- Accident at work claim with no injury
- Forklift truck accident claim
- Can I make an accident at work claim after I’ve left the company?