Many industries use machinery and equipment every day to carry out duties in the workplace. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that all machinery is working properly, staff operate it correctly and supervision is provided where necessary. If an employer fails to fulfil their duty, and you are injured as a result, then you could be left with a severe injury.
At Lupton Fawcett, we know how difficult it can be to deal with an injury that was caused by somebody else’s negligence. That’s why our expert lawyers are here to help you make a claim for compensation. To speak to us, give us a call on 0333 323 5292, or complete our online claims form, letting us know how exactly you were injured.
Injuries caused by machinery
Defective machinery or equipment is the leading cause of workplace accidents, more so for those who work in factories, food processing plants, construction, and garages. Examples of injuries include:
- Crushed limbs
- Brain damage
- Permanent disabilities
- Internal organ damage
- Loss of sight
The responsibilities of your employer
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), it is up to the employer to ensure that all workers are kept safe from harm while on working premises. This includes providing personal protective equipment, ensuring equipment is fully functional and training all employees on the correct way to use machinery.
If an employer has failed to adhere to HSE legislation, resulting in you or a loved one suffering an injury, then you should be speak to us today to find out if you are entitled to compensation.
Why Lupton Fawcett?
Our personal injury team are dedicated to helping those who have suffered as a result of negligence. We have the expertise to ensure claims are processed quickly and efficiently, causing the minimum amount of disruption to your recovery. Compensation awarded can be used to help cover the cost of the following:
- Lost wages
- Potential earnings
- Medical treatment
- Adaptations to the home
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