accidents in the office environment

Working in an office environment may not seem like a workplace that is fraught with danger, but accidents do happen and serious injuries occur. It’s the responsibility of your employer to provide a working environment that conforms to the health and safety requirements stipulated by law, and failure to do so could well lead to you making a claim for a personal injury occurring in the workplace.

 Regardless of your role, office location, and size of the company you work for, being confident that you are in a safe environment is essential to fulfilling your working practices to the best of your ability. With Injury Lawyers UK, you can determine whether you’re in a position to make a claim based on the negligence of your employer to upholding the highest standards of health and safety.

 Common office accidents

 While the severity of an office-based accident may not seem as substantial as those suffered in an industrial or construction setting, even the most innocuous situation can cause substantial harm and result in the loss of earnings and an inability to work or seek employment. Over the years, we’ve seen a number of claims submitted for office-based accidents covering a series of situations, such as:

  • Faulty equipment causing electrical shocks
  • Cabling causing employees to trip and fall, suffering injuries
  • Insufficient health and safety measures in relation to carrying heavy objects
  • Poor quality office furniture resulting in back and spinal injuries
  • Irregular eye checks for staff using computer systems, resulting in damaged vision

 Can I claim for such a Personal Injury?

 If you’ve suffered an office-based accident that has left you injured or unable to work, or which has made finding other work impossible, you may be able to make a claim with Injury Lawyers UK. We offer a full and impartial assessment of each case, with our team of experienced personal injury lawyers able to identify the potential for success of any claim. What’s more, we offer a No Win, No Fee service to ensure complete peace of mind that no costs will be charged should you be unsuccessful of the pursuit of compensation.

 Contact Injury Lawyers UK

 Suffering an office-based accident can cause high levels of stress for both you and your family, not least if you’re unable to work as a result of the incident. By working with Injury Lawyers UK, you can pursue the compensation you deserve should there be liability found on the part of your employer. We’ll offer you honest and impartial advice about any potential claim you might have, and support you every step of the way. Simply contact our team today on 0800 1123 156 or complete a personal injury enquiry form and we’ll be in touch.

 

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