An eye injury at work can be devastating here at Oakwoods in Leeds we will be here for you with our expert team of professional and experienced team of Lawyers specialising in employment law.
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.
Mr A was burnt whilst at work when a chemical from the works above was spilt this resulted in quite some discomfort for our client and he was left in quite some pain.
Suffering an Eye Injury at work can be life changing leading to blindness in one or either eye and is a very serious matter
Employers must ensure that they comply with legal requirements including:
? Avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling; if these risks cannot be avoided they must be reduced.
? Provide health supervision as required.
? Provide protective clothing and/or equipment.
? Ensure that the correct warning signs are provided.
All employers have more statutory requirements but these are some of the main ones should your employers not have met these legal minimum requirements we can help. Call us to discuss the potential compensation you could claim if your employer neglected to fulfil his legal requirements.
If you have suffered from an eye injury at work speak to Oakwoods in Leeds today to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
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.?
Here at Oakwood we can offer claims on a no win no fee basis and will strive to achieve the best possible amount of compensation for our clients. We work hard to win every penny we can for you whilst recovering the rest of the costs from the other party.
So if you need compensation or have suffered from an eye injury at work and need help making a claim today Call us now here at Oakwood Leeds: 0844 499 9302