Mr H was awarded £1850.00 in fingers injury compensation after he was involved in an accident at work; we can help you claim compensation in Manchester if you have sustained an injury through no fault of your own.
Mr H sustained a painful laceration to his hand after he cut it on a hazard in the workplace that should have been dealt with by the person in charge of health and safety. Mr H fell victim to a sharp metal sign that was adjacent to a handrail in the raised walkway at his place of work. The sharp metal sign was a hazard that should have been spotted an eliminated by whoever was in charge of the health and safety at Mr H’s place of work.
All employers no matter how many employees there are in the company must ensure that they:
? Ensure that all the correct warning signs are provided and used correctly.
? Take precautions against any risks such as flammable or explosive hazards electrical equipment and noise exposure.
? Check all the correct personal protective equipment has been provided for employees and that all such equipment is in working order and maintained well.
? Prevent or control exposure to substances that may cause employees harm whether this is an instant hazard or a hazard that is caused by prolonged exposure.
? Avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling or if the circumstances require it take precautions to reduce the risk of injury from a manual handling accident.
If your employer has failed to do any of the above or you want further guidance about your employer’s responsibilities speak to a Michael Lewin solicitor today.
If you want to make a claim for fingers injury at work compensation in Manchester you can do it all from the comfort of your own home. We can assess your case over the phone and of we think you have a genuine case with a fair chance of being successful we can send you out the paperwork in the post. Once we have all the information we need we cans start your claim for compensation. We aim to make it as hassle free for you as possible and we keep you updated with any developments that are made on your case as soon as they happen. All you will need to do is attend a medical examination if requested. This will be made at the nearest available place to you.
Your employer has got to provide you with a safe and secure working environment. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 your employer has a responsibility to keep you safe in the workplace. The Health and Safety Act of 1974 is the primary piece of legislation that covers work related health and safety issues in the UK. It states your employer’s responsibilities for your health and safety at work. A health and safety executive should be appointment within the business to oversee and manage all health and safety matters. Any safety issues should be reported immediately to the health and safety executive.
To start your claim for fingers injury compensation in Manchester call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.