Working life brings many risks and one can be unfortunate to face accidents at work or any fatal accident at the site. While working, you may suffer an accident in an office premises or at a building/construction area. Accident at workplace can have a tremendous drawback on both employees and employers. To provide minimum level of protection a law is set that must be observed and followed strictly.
People working in an office believe that office is a risk safe place/accident free place; a controlled environment which have less impact of external factors, e.g. weather, fixed machinery and more. However the risk of any kind of accident at workplace is rather low.
Common Causes of Office Accident Claim:
Office based accidents only happens due to avoidable and disorganized approach towards health and safety measures. In many companies special care and support is given to employees working at risk exposed environment. In certain cases due to negligence serious accidents take place and might cause serious hazard to the entire work environment. The managements who often fail to assess things, results in consequential issues and accidents that might further cause more damage to the company rapport and end up into serious health issues of their employee.
Employers are themselves responsible for their safety in the workplace and this applies to their workers and office spaces. Safety rules and hazard free environment is the most crucial factor left ignored in most of the firms today. These firms shouldn’t ignore and do it on priority basis. Whether big or small company; this rule applies on all to avoid such life risks.
Some of the most common cause of office accident claims are:
tripping over loose wires and cables
slipping accidents ( caused by wet floor)
strain injuries( carpal tunnel syndrome)
back injuries(incorrect workstation or faulty chair)
If you are injured what you should you do?
The details of the accident and injuries should be reported to the right person, as with any injuries sustained at work or in case of any serious injury which occurred during the course of an office premises falls under office accident claims. The employee should firstly report the details of the accident to the person in charge and make sure that the record book for the work accident has all the details regarding the injuries faced and experienced.
We at NASL can help you get your compensation in both the cases; if there is or there is not an accident book entry, or your employer won’t let you see it. Also make sure you seek medical attention if any injuries sustained are sufficiently serious.
Responsibilities for Safe Working Employers Should Maintain:
Employers should ensure that the employees are working in environment is free of the following:
damaged equipment, inadequate ,insure
a lack of safety equipment
dangerous working practices
What can be done for a successful accident claim?
The changes of a successful claim are high if the employer admits responsibility for the office accident:
There are number of ways that can be applied to help build a strong case:
record the accident
record the accident in record book
click photographs of the scene
record the name and address of the witnesses.
How can NASL help you make a successful claim?
National Accident Support Line is your one stop solution in all over UK for all kind of injury or accident based claims. Accidents during work that might have been the severe cause of serious pains or injuries in your body and may lead to some health hazards and disorders.
Are you injured at work? Are you eligible for the claim? Want to win an injury compensation? We at NASL have a team of expert solicitors who can help you deal with your work related injury claims and guide what is the best for you.
To get legal advice from experts call now 03332122730
Why should you contact NATIONAL ACCIDENT SUPPORT LINE for an office accident claim?
Office accident might be serious at times and cause employee to miss extended work of period. You should get in touch with us to file a claim for a work related injury. We will help to you determine what are your rights? Whether you are entitled to compensation. It will help you to understand what the laws are in your jurisdiction, and how they might affect your claim.