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Injuries can be caused by inadequate or defective personal protective equipment (PPE).


The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 sets out the rules and regulations which should be adhered to, however, unfortunately, there are often breaches of these regulations which can lead to accidents occurring.

Common examples of this include defective goggles, gloves or footwear, which may not be adequately maintained. Sometimes the PPE provided is not suitable at all and a better product may be available and not used. In some cases, PPE is available, but training has not been provided as to how to use it.


PPE Claims


If you have been injured due to inadequate or faulty PPE it is important that you report your accident to your employer and if possible, obtain photos of the equipment in question to show the fault. Seek medical attention from a First Aider and get medical advice from your GP or local hospital.

How can Oakwood Solicitors Ltd Help?

Our specialist Personal Injury Lawyers know how to get you the compensation you deserve if you’ve been injured due to inadequate or faulty PPE. We have years of experience helping clients and could help you successfully make a claim.

We handle PPE claims on a no-win, no-fee basis, which means that if your claim is not successful, you will have nothing to pay. We want to reassure you that there are no financial risks in making your claim.

Remember, legal proceedings must be initiated within 3 years from the date of your accident. Failure to do this may result in your claim being time-barred and you may not be able to make a claim for compensation.


Get in touch today for a free initial consultation, or any other accident at work. Choose one of the methods on the right-hand side of this page, or call us on 0113 200 9787 to find out how we can help you.

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