Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you make a hearing injury at work claim in London if you have had an accident that has resulted in damage to your ears.
Michael Lewin Solicitors represented miss B when she made a case for public liability compensation and were pleased to be able to secure £5000.00 in compensation on her behalf. If you have had an accident that has resulted in you losing one or more of your senses you may be entitled to compensation if the accident was not your fault. Losing your senses is a life changing trauma especially if you will never regain full use of that sense. 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. Michael Lewin Solicitors want to help you make a hearing injury at work claim if you have had an accident that has resulted in you losing or damaging your hearing. Loss of hearing can occur instantly in a sudden accident or over a prolonged period of time. If either has happened to you and it was not your fault you should seek legal representation immediately. We can help you claim compensation both for the actual loss of hearing and for the traumatic impact it will have on your future. 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. Every UK employer has a duty of care. This is critical to the health safety and general welfare of all employees. Not all employers are aware of the implications of the duty of care. But it doesn?t matter how small a business happens to be. Where there’s any member of staff there is a duty of care responsibility. 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. To make a hearing injury at work claim today call Michael Lewin Solicitors in London on 0844 499 9302.