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Who is responsible for a safe working environment?

Legally, an employer has a responsibility to ensure that employees working environment remains safe.

Health and safety regulations should be adhered to, and employees should receive appropriate training along with the correct safety equipment required.

Health and safety regulations cover various aspects of the workplace, including your work station, equipment safety, manual handling, training, access to hazardous substances and noise levels.

Nonetheless, accidents do happen and if you've been injured in the workplace through no fault of your own, then you're entitled to raise a claim.

Even if the negligence of another employee caused your workplace accident, you could still claim for workplace accident compensation.

What are the most common workplace accidents?

We provide expert personal injury legal advice to individuals throughout the UK.

Of those who require legal advice specific to workplace accidents, we see some more common work accident compensation claims.

Common workplace accidents include:

  • Construction/building site injury
  • Industrial chemical injury
  • Lifting/manual handling injury
  • Defective machinery injury
  • Slips trips and falls
  • Warehouse accident injury
  • Falls from a height

Have you sustained a workplace injury?

At KLS Law, we specialise in acting for workers and employees who have sustained serious and life-changing injuries in the workplace.

Common workplace injuries include:

  • Fatal accidents
  • Amputations
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Scarring
  • Fractures

We want to assist you in your circumstances in any way we can, which does not stop at claiming compensation - we will also arrange early treatment and rehabilitation to help you, your family and friends.

How can we help with your Accident at Work Claim?

If you have sustained a serious injury at work as a result of your employer's negligence, then you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injury and out of pocket expenses.

We can help you with your accident at work injury claim and will endeavour to get you the compensation you deserve.

I am unable to work due to my injury, what can I do?

We will claim compensation for any loss of earnings caused as a result of the accident.

If you are unable to return to work for the foreseeable future or you are unable to return to a similar job, we can claim compensation for this.

We are sometimes able to deal with work accident claims on a No Win, No Fee basis. To find out more about our funding options, visit this page.

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Questions & answers

Who will deal with my case?

A team of qualified solicitors and experienced claims handlers will deal with your case.

If you have any particular needs or requests, we are happy to discuss this.

Will I have to go to Court?

Only a very small percentage of cases ever go to trial. The vast majority of cases settle out of court through negotiation and mediation.

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Accidents at Work