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An industrial injury occurs to employees in the process of them doing their job. Employers have a responsibility to protect employees from injuries with reasonable cause. Unfortunately, some employers do not provide a safe working environment which has consequences for the employees.
If you believe you have suffered health problems due to your employment you may have a case for an industrial injury claim. Contact us today by either calling 01204 377600 or filling in our online contact form.
Employees are entitled to be able to work without fear for their health. Employers should provide training for the operation of equipment and to also ensure that safety equipment is always available. If there is danger involved in the job role there must be procedures in place so that the employee can perform their job safely. If the employer has failed to provide a safe working environment then there may be case for a claim.
An employee should look out for their own safety and are expected to highlight unsafe areas to the employer, point out broken equipment and ask for safety equipment when required.
Common industrial injuries include:
• Industrial deafness
• Vibration white finger
• Repetitive strain injury
All of these injuries can be debilitating and can have an impact on quality of life.
Here at AFG LAW we are highly experienced industrial injury claims solicitors. If you believe you have suffered from an industrial injury please contact us by calling 01204 377600 or alternatively by filling in our online contact form.
Ron has practiced in the field of civil litigation for 29 years. He specialises in personal injury work, undertaking a wide range of claims from minor injury to those of the utmost severity. He acts predominantly for claimants.read more