Mr T from the Wirral claimed for an accident at work with Oakwood Claims for accidents in the work place are dealt with expertly by our Manchester Team who are very experienced in this field.

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Your employer has a duty to protect you and tell you about health and safety issues that affect you. They also have a legal obligation to report certain accidents and incidents and to pay you sick pay if you are entitled to it. Your employer has to carry out a risk assessment and do what’s needed to take care of the health and safety of employees and visitors. This includes deciding how many first-aiders are needed and what kind of first-aid equipment and facilities should be provided.

1974 CHAPTER 37 Health and safety act was: ?An Act to make further provision for securing the health safety and welfare of persons at work for protecting others against risks to health or safety in connection with the activities of persons at work for controlling the keeping and use and preventing the unlawful acquisition possession and use of dangerous substances and for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere; to make further provision with respect to the employment medical advisory service; to amend the law relating to building regulations and the Building (Scotland) Act 1959; and for connected purposes.?

Mr T was injured in his work place when he hit his thumb with a drill as he had not received the correct training prior.

Have you have been forced to take time off work or been unable to work for any period of time after an accident at work claims of this nature can be dealt with easily and efficiently by our experienced team at Oakwood in and around the Manchester area.

All employers? duty of care to their employees means they have to provide competent staff a safe working environment the correct equipment and a safe system of work.

Section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 permits Approved Codes of Practice which explains different practises acceptable for different working environments. The Approved Codes of Practice can be used as an indication for the courts as to whether the actions of the employer were safe.

An employer can only escape liability if they can prove that they have exercised reasonable care. We have a team of solicitors experienced in handling accident at work claims. Oakwood’s team of solicitors can help you recuperate your lost earnings which can be put towards anything that brand new home computer or that weekend trip away you had been planning.

Can Oakwood help you after an accident at work claims can be dealt with on a no win no fee basis Our Manchester team will fight to win the maximum compensation we can. Call the experts in employment law today on: 0844 499 9302

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