Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you claim compensation if you have sustained a hand injury at work in Manchester. The expert solicitors at Michael Lewin were able to secure compensation of £2750.00 for Mr C following his accident at work.
Mr C was moving glass out of the back of a van at work. The bottom piece of glass was broken and sliced open Mr C’s hand. Mr C’s employer had failed to provide him with the correct personal protective equipment to do his job. Mr C had not been provided with any gloves at all to do his job without risk to himself; therefore Mr C’s employers were responsible for the severe laceration he sustained.
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 have suffered a hand injury at work through no fault of your own Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you claim compensation in Manchester.
The solicitors at Michael Lewin have successful managed to secure compensation for thousands of clients in the decade that we have been established. If like Mr P you have been injured because your employer has failed to provide you with the correct personal protective equipment you should seek advice about making a claim for compensation.
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 hand injury at work case in Manchester today call Michael Lewin Solicitors on 0844 499 9302.