How to Make an Injury Claim For an Accident at Work?
Accidents at work are far more common than most people would think; in fact over a million people have some form of accident at work in the UK each year. For the most part, these are only minor incidents like an embarrassing trip or sustaining minor burns due to touching a hot object such as a kettle. However, some accidents are far more serious and can result in the injured party having to make a claim against their employer or a colleague. Essentially, if you are injured in an accident at work through no fault of your own, you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Some of the most common types of accidents that result in work related injuries include slipping on a wet floor, not being properly trained in the use of dangerous equipment and also tripping over loos cables or a raised floor tile.
There are a number of laws in the UK that employers must abide by to ensure that they provide a safe and secure working environment for all members of staff. The most important piece of legislation is the Health and …