If you have been in a forklift truck accident and you want to make a claim for compensation use Michael Lewin Solicitors in London; we can get you the best possible compensation you deserve as swiftly as possible.
Mrs T from Nottingham was walking through the workshop at work when she was struck from behind by a forklift truck. As a result of this accident Mrs T suffered an injury that developed into Achilles Tendonitis.
Achilles tendonitis according to medical experts usually only starts to improve after 12-18 months. Quite often anti-inflammatory medication is required to ease the pain and activity and footwear modification are necessary. The mainstay of treatment for Achilles Tendonitis is physiotherapy which can be painful and is also time consuming.
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.
Section 3 requires the employer to ensure that people not employed but who could be affected by his operation are not placed at risk. The general public customers visitors or contractors attending the site might need training or supervision to minimise the risk to their health and safety while on site or relevant personal protective equipment (PPE) along with training on how to use it correctly may need to be provided.
If you have been injured as a result of a forklift truck accident and you think you are entitled to compensation the experts here at Michael Lewin in London will be able to help you.
Michael Lewin Solicitors established over 10 years ago have extensive background and experience in dealing with compensation claims. Our team will work on your behalf to get the best result possible in order to compensate you for your injuries.
Your employer has a duty of care to:
? Prevent any risks to your health.
? Make the workplace a safe environment for you to carry out your work.
? Ensure that all machinery and plant is safe to use.
? Ensure that safe working practises have been set up and are being followed.
? Provide adequate first aid facilities.
? Inform you about any potential hazards involved in the work that you do.
? Set up any emergency plans should an incident or accident occur.
? Make sure that all materials in the workplace are stored handled and used safely.
Should your employer be in breach of any of the above and you have been injured as a result Michael Lewin Solicitors may be able to help you make a claim.
If you want Michael Lewin to help you start a claim for forklift truck accident compensation call our London team now on 0844 499 9302.