Accidents at work do happen. They are quite common, especially in an intense working environment. It is the responsibility of the employer to take care of their employees and provide them with a safe and secure environment with best possible facilities.
Common reasons for claiming against an employer include; failure to carry out risk assessments, ignoring the recommendations stated in a risk assessment, inadequate training, and allowing employees to use faulty or unsafe machinery.
If you have been involved in a workplace accident then our team of expert solicitors are here to ease some of the suffering and provide you the best legal support.
Total Number of Injuries
Working days lost due to illness and work accidents
Work related ill health cases
Number of deaths
HSE figures, 2018
Slip and trip accidents can be prevented by taking the right health and safety precautions. Unfortunately, that is not always the case and many employers fail to put such measures in place.
Research shows that thousands of people are involved in a slip and trip accident at the workplace each year.
We fully understand that you may be worried about claiming against your employer and what some of your colleagues might think, but we can assure you that your case will be handled with the utmost sensitivity and care.
If you have been involved in a slip or trip accident at a workplace then contact us by calling 0800 124 4546 or complete our call back request form and one of our helpful agents will walk you through the claim process.
Workplace slip and trip accidents commonly happen due to the following reasons:
- Accidents at supermarkets
- Inadequate safety measures
- Slippery surfaces
- Rough carpeting
- Slippery tiles
- Reduced brightness
- Barriers in passageways