Mr S of Caister-on-Sea got a pay-out of £2500.00 after he had suffered a back injury which was sustained at his workplace; he came to accident at work experts at Michael Lewin for help to make a compensation claim.
Mr S from Caister-on-Sea was 26 when he injured his back and neck after slipping on ice on scaffolding that he was working on.
If your employer has failed in their duty of care to you as an employee and you have suffered as a consequence you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries. All employers? duty of care to their employees means they have to provide competent staff a safe working environment the correct equipment and a safe system of work.
Section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 permits Approved Codes of Practice which explains different practises acceptable for different working environments. The Approved Codes of Practice can be used as an indication for the courts as to whether the actions of the employer were safe.
An employer can only escape liability if they can prove that they have exercised reasonable care. If you have suffered from a back injury which was not your fault at your workplace you can call experienced accident lawyers at Michael Lewin to start your compensation claim.
If you have been injured in an accident at your workplace that wasn?t your fault contact experienced solicitors at Michael Lewin today. We have many years of experience in dealing with all kinds of accidents in work. Compensation can be helpful to get you on the road to recovery; if we can help you call us today.
General duties of employees at work:
It shall be the duty of every employee while at work?
(a)to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions at work; and
(b)as regards any duty or requirement imposed on his employer or any other person by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions to co-operate with him so far as is necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with. 8 Duty not to interfere with or misuse things provided pursuant to certain provisions.
No person shall intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health safety or welfare in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.
Call Michael Lewin on 0844 499 9302 to start your back injury at the workplace compensation claim.