Accident at Work?
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Accident at Work
If you are involved in an accident at work and are injured because of the negligence of your employer, you may be entitled to compensation which seeks to recover compensation for your injuries, including any losses incurred due to the injury.
Your employer has a duty of care to their employees, they legally must ensure a safe and hygienic environment for you. This includes making sure employees have adequate training, are provided with the proper equipment and machinery to carry out their duties and ensure risks are assessed.
Can I make a work injury claim?
There are 3 questions to ask yourself to see if you could make a personal injury claim:
- Were you injured because of the accident?
- Was the accident due to the negligence of your employer?
- Did the accident occur in the last three years?
The best way to know if you have a case is to get in touch with our team and describe what happened, your injuries, and the impact they have had on your life.
What are the most common workplace accidents?
In Scotland, there are around 41,000 non-fatal injuries per year. Although Construction and Agriculture are among the most common sectors for workplace accidents, these can occur in any industry.
The most common workplace accidents include:
- Slips, trips, or falls
- Manual handling and lifting
- Contact with moving machinery
- Hazardous substances
- Unsafe work equipment
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