ACCIDENTS AT WORK

No matter what precautions are put in place, accidents at work can and do happen under varying circumstances. Injuries caused by these work accidents can range in severity from minor lacerations and sprains to broken bones, amputations, severe burns and sometimes sadly, even fatalities

**If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident at work and you suffer from a workplace injury, you may be able to file a work accident claim for compensation**

  • Around 1.5 Million people suffer from a work-related illness each year
  • Last year 183 died through an accident in work environment
  • 27 Million working days were lost through work-related illness and injuries

Perhaps you've experienced one of these typical workplace accidents?

  • Chemical Injuries –  Injuries like chemical burns can happen after use or contact with harmful chemicals without the correct protection

  • Repetitive Strain Injury – RSI is an injury that affects the ligaments and muscles. A job which requires repetitious movement can lead to this debilitating condition

  • Slips, Trips and Falls – These can occur in all workplaces where wires, materials, and spillages can lead to an accident

  • Vibration White Finger – This is usually contracted after regular use of vibrating machinery without the correct protection