Pinto Potts Blog
Anyone who works in the industrial sector will no doubt be aware of the risk of an industrial accident occurring, in a busy fast moving environment with many hidden dangers there is always a chance, but most people often think an accident will never happen to them.
With many employees exposed to heavy machinary, tools, equpment and other potentially dangerous situations it is crucial that employers ensure all reasonable steps are taken to prevent an accident from happening.
“Reasonable steps” from an employer to prevent industrial accidents from occurring could be such measures as providing suitable safety equipment (goggles, gloves etc’) as well as making sure full and thorough training is given before any potentially dangerous machinery is used.
Every year many people in the UK are seriously injured in industrial accidents, among the most common are:
- Accidents involving machinery
- Production line accidents
- Injuries from falling objects
- Factory accidents
- Forklift truck accidents
- Heavy lifting injuries
- Burns and scalding injuries
- Falls from height
- Slips and trips
An industrial accident can result in serious injuries and will often involve the victim having to take time off work while they recover. In more serious cases industrial accident victims can suffer life changes injuries that may make a return to work impossible.
Anyone who is hurt in an industrial accident should ensure they obtain advice from a Solicitor who specialises in dealing with industrial accidents.
As well as offering advice and help about making a personal injury compensation claim an expert Solicitor will usually also assist by arranging private medical treatment and taking care of anything else necessary to ensure the life of the victim returns to normality as quickly as possible.
With industrial accidents being an area of law that will require a specialist Solicitor it is important that any accident victim takes the time to ensure the Solicitor they are considering instructing has experience of dealing with similar cases and should also look at examples of results the Solicitor has achieved for other industrial accident victims.
One Solicitor who has considerable experience of dealing with industrial accident claims is Pinto Potts.
Pinto Potts Solicitors have claimed millions of pounds in compensation for people hurt in accidents in the workplace and have a high level of expertise when it comes to helping victims of industrial accidents.
Pinto Potts Solicitors offer free advice to anyone hurt in an industrial accident which will help them understand what steps to take next and how to obtain the best medical treatment to ensure the quickest possible recovery from their injuries.
Pinto Potts Solicitors handle all claims on a “no fee” basis and accident victims always keep 100% of their compensation.
Anyone hurt in an industrial accident can speak to a Solicitor at Pinto Potts in complete confidence, for information and advice following an industrial accident call Pinto Potts Solicitors on 0800 316 4434.