At a period of time where the majority of businesses have been pressured into cutting back spending in an attempt to save money, it can be seen to have many risky possible side-effects. While the most obvious potential result of a decrease in spending is a drop in staff productivity, the refusal to pay for new equipment and that which exists’ maintenance arguably creates the most alarming issue which could occur.
Some industries rely on the use of equipment more than others and while refusing to update or maintain it will cause a slowing of completed orders, neglected machinery can often become faulty and ultimately result in inflicting a serious injury on its operator.
Such an occurrence of this nature can open up a wide range of consequences for employers involved and leave them even worse off than they were before.
If you suffer from any disease and you believe it may be attributable to any previous place of work, then you could be entitled to compensatory pay-outs.
Employers have a legal duty to ensure that their staff are protected from the risks of any potential injury at work. The way in which this can be seen to be done is through the provision of certain safeguards and procedures which mitigate against the chance of any danger arising. This is not all though; the duty extends to covering the need for equipment and machinery to be safe for employees to use.
It is, however, common that this obligation is not adhered to by bosses and so the law has regularly been broken. This is most often seen where employers have failed to properly maintain machinery and cases of providing staff with faulty protective equipment.
If you have suffered from an injury as a result of the use of defective equipment at work then it is likely that you could be entitled to claim compensatory pay outs.
Even although this is the case and the law is in a position to provide justice for those who have been injured due to the omissions of another, those suffering from such conditions often find it hard to decide what steps to take next. This can quickly turn into a time of anger and frustration, causing yet further unnecessary grief.
However at Scot Accident Claims, our specialist team of dedicated lawyers stand willing to offer a guiding hand through the struggle of such injuries and will do what it takes to help sufferers achieve a much-needed peace of mind.
If the blatant negligence of your employer has resulted in injury for you then it is important that you hold those responsible to account.
We understand how difficult a time sustaining a serious injury at work can be and appreciate the physical and emotional implications which come with it. Our team therefore strives to make the claiming process for you as stress-free and personally convenient as possible.
If you believe you may be entitled to compensation for an injury at work that wasn’t your fault then, please, do not hesitate to contact us and allow us to help you realise the justice you may deserve.
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