Accidents at work
Employers are required to comply with health and safety legislation, and as a result, workers are entitled to assume that they the environment in which they work is safe. However, accidents in the workplace, which are often very serious, do still happen.
Have you been involved in an accident at work?
If you have been involved in an accident at work, please call us on 0800 014 8727 to discuss your case, or alternatively, fill out the simple form opposite and we will call you back at a time convenient to you.
More Information on Accidents At Work
Irrespective of where you work, your employer is required, by statutory law, to make sure that your working environment is safe.
As well as being protected by a common law duty of care, workers are also protected by a raft of statutory law covering every type of potentially harmful situations workers find themselves in at work.
- The Workplace (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 cover general accidents in the workplace such as trips and slip and traffic routes, accidents caused by poor lighting and ventilation;
- The Work at Height Regulations 2005 ensure minimum safety standards are in place to cover workers who undertake such a dangerous activity;
- The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations cover the training and use of potentially dangerous equipment in the workplace and;
- The Manual Handling Directive 1990 ensures that employees are protected from lifting injuries in the workplace.
These are just a few examples of an array of Health & Safety legalisation designed to ensure that people stay safe in the workplace.
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For expert advice on the application these laws, please contact one of our specialist solicitors on 0800 014 8727. The call is free and you will speak to a qualified and experienced solicitor, who will be more than happy to discuss the details of your case with you. Alternatively fill out the form to the right and we will call you back.
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