Machinery that is used in the workplace should be safe for employees to work with, but that is not always the case. A significant risk of injury is presented if machines are not maintained correctly, if safety equipment isn't in place or if machine operators are not provided with sufficient training. When things go wrong and an employee sustains injury as a result, an accident at work claim may be the likely outcome.
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Injuries in the workplace can be caused by a variety of types of machinery from saws, lathes and presses to the types commonly found in an office environment. Generally, machinery accidents result from:
All employers have a responsibility to ensure that Health and Safety training is given to all their staff, and if a role involves working with machinery then specific training and protective safety equipment should also be provided.
If any of these were not in place and you've been injured by whilst working with machinery, then you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim.
Spencers Solicitors have successfully helped thousands of clients secure compensation for workplace machine injuries. Your claim will be allocated to an experienced personal injury lawyer who will quickly establish a full understanding of your circumstances and needs.
Employees can also be worried about how a personal injury claim could effect their day to day employment, but this shouldn't be of concern. All employers are required to have adequate employers liability insurance in place to cover any accident or injury that occurs on their property. Any injury compensation claim would be covered by this insurance policy and have no effect on your employment.
We are here to help you get compensation for the injuries and losses that you have sustained by bringing a highly professional, efficient and effective factory injury claim on your behalf.
Call us direct on 08000 93 00 94 to discuss your claim with one of our advisors, or complete an online enquiry form and we'll call you back. If you're worried about legal fees, don't be. Claims are normally dealt with under a no win no fee arrangement, so if your claim doesn't succeed you won't pay for our work.