If you have sustained an ankle injury at work and you want to claim compensation in Manchester then look no further than Michael Lewin Solicitors. We have expertise in almost every area of liability law and we can take on most cases for compensation as long as the claimant is not at fault.

Mr K made a claim for compensation after he suffered serious burns in an accident at work. A colleague spilled scalding hot pie filling onto Mr K whilst they were trying to drain it into a container. The pie filling spilled all over Mr K’s legs feet and ankles. The result was burns and scalds to his skin. The wounds were extremely sore and painful and Mr K had to suffer for quite some time whilst the wounds were healing.

Adequate information training and instruction is required for all workers but this is not a set amount. This will be dependent on the age and competency of the employees; for new processes or young/inexperienced employees the supervision will need to be on a far more frequent basis than for established working procedures. Also training to use a computer can allow mistakes which will not be costly in terms of employee’s physical well-being but mistakes cannot be allowed to happen when younger workers are in charge of welding equipment or large electrically powered blades.

Luckily Mr K was awarded £2250.00 in ankle injury at work compensation after deciding to make a claim in Manchester. Burns and scalds vary in their severity. Minor first degree burns cause redness and surface pain but very rarely leave scarring as the only affect the outer layer of skin. Second degree burns also affect the under layer of skin and blistering occurs; quite often these will leave some scarring to the skin. Third degree or full thickness burns are the works type of burn to sustain; these burns spread to the deepest layer of skin and to the organs all third degree burns leave scarring.

The Health and safety at work 1974 is by no means an exhaustive act other additional acts have also been introduced as supplements to enhance it such as the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98). These additions are very much more niche to certain sectors of employment law which employers of office workers will rarely if ever need to deal with. Employers who have manual workers or who have workers who need to use machinery which is inherently dangerous can usually find more exhaustive requirements by asking a law firm or by doing a check for their legal obligations online. Another set of workers who require separate working requirements includes agricultural workers and workers who are around things such as coal dust and loud noises.

To make a claim for an ankle injury at work in Manchester call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.

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