Factory Accidents in Leeds Compensation Claims
Factories can be one of the most dangerous working environments, and you may be at risk from chemical accidents, injuries from machinery, slips or falls, burns, back or lower body injuries caused by lifting, or industrial diseases caused by inhaling or ingesting toxic substances. Injuries and illnesses suffered can be short or long term, and it is vital that you seek proper medical advice as soon as possible so that your claim can be confirmed. Our team of specialist injury lawyers covering Leeds will be able to examine your case in detail to give you an idea of the likelihood of your compensation claim being successful.
Factory Accident Compensation
You must make sure that any factory accidents appear in the Accident Report Book in your workplace, and our solicitors** will be able to guide you on other types of paperwork you may need to support your claim. You may be able to claim for loss of income, if you have been unable to work as a result of your injury, as well as for any medical or travel expenses you may have incurred, and for the pain and suffering you have undergone. It may be that a colleague may have been at fault, or your employer may be found to have been negligent.
Can I Make a Claim for a Factory Accident Injury?
Employers are legally obliged to protect you from dangers in the workplace, and must respect the ‘six pack’ of regulations, which include regulations about health and safety, equipment, how to use display screens and dangerous materials, protecting employees from hazards and how to organise the workplace to maximise health and safety. The section of regulations pertaining to COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) may be particularly relevant to factory workers, as may Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) regulations. All workers must know when and how to use gloves, goggles and other such equipment. Our personal injury solicitors for Leeds will be able to identify whether these guidelines have or have not been respected, and if not, whether you will be able to claim against your employer for negligence, if you have suffered an injury or illness.
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