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Mr S was 60 years oldwhen he suffered injuries in his workplace. He had been going about his normal duties when a conveyor belt in the workplace near his workstation exploded.
He suffered from cuts and bruises to his leg due to the conveyor belt exploding near him. Mr S was in pain and he had to go home to rest his leg. His leg had bruising and abrasions on it.
Any equipment which employees are required to work with;employers are legally bound to meet certain minimum requirements from a health and safety perspective. If an employee is not happy at being asked to work with a piece of equipment as they feel that the equipment is defective or that it has been modified to remove safety devices then the employee is within their rights to refuse to work with that equipment. Employers are not allowed to discriminate against any employee who refuses to work with equipment which is known to be defective. If an employer was to discriminate against an employee in this way they could be liable under employment law.
If you have suffered a work injury and would like to make a compensation claim in Manchester then look no further than our highly skilled team.
Manual working often causes accidents. Employers who employ staff to perform manual roles for the benefit of their company need to ensure that an accurate up-to-date risk assessment has been performed. For any manual work which involves pushing or pulling any heavy objects equipment to help the employee should be provided free of charge by the workplace. The types of equipment which can help employees to perform these duties may include simple things such as wheeled trolleys and lifting jacks.
The solicitors at Michael Lewin felt that the injuries which Mr S sustained were much less severe than they could have been. We take a great deal of pride in getting justice and financial compensation on behalf of our clients. We are acutely aware that in these austere times employers might think that they can cut costs by not repairing or inspecting machinery like this conveyor belt as regularly as they should.
Compensation can be awarded for all the sundry costs which your injuries have caused as well as the more easily identifiable loss of earnings.
If Michael Lewin can help you after a work injury to make a compensation claim in Manchester call today: 0844 499 9302.