Accident at Work advice & information from a solicitor in Cork*
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About Accident at Work*
It is the Employer’s duty to take reasonable care to:
- Provide and maintain a safe workplace which uses safe plant and equipment
- Prevent risks from use of any article or substance and from exposure to physical agents, noise and vibration
- Prevent any improper conduct or behaviour likely to put the safety, health and welfare of employees at risk
- Provide instruction and training to employees on health and safety
- Provide protective clothing and equipment to employees
The above duties are provided for by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.
Types of Workplace Accidents
The majority of fall into the following categories:
- Defective Machinery *
- Slip & Fall*
- Machinery fell from a height*
- Struck by Machinery*
- Fall from a height*
- Defective Equipment*
- Fall from scaffold*
- Trapped in machine*
Types of Workplace Accidents injuries*
At Johnson & Co, Solicitors, we have recovered compensation for our clients for a range of work related injuries, including (but not limited to) the following:
- Neck and back injuries*;
- Arm and leg injuries*;
- Electrocution injuries*;
- Neurological injuries*;
- Head injuries*;
- Burn injuries and scarring*;
- Internal injuries*;
- Chemical and asbestos exposure*;
- Industrial deafness*;
- Psychiatric/psychological injuries*;
- Dependency claims in cases of accidents resulting in death*.
How to claim compensation for Accidents at Work*
Since 2004 under Irish law for the vast majority of Accident Injuries also known as personal injuries you must first apply to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board for assessment of the value of your injuries based on the nature of the injury, the length of time that you have suffered injury to date and the length of time that you are likely to suffer from the injury or injuries into the future. A legal application must be made to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board within two years of the date of the accident. Johnson & Co, Solicitors, Cork are very experienced at making the application on your behalf and advising you through the legal process.
We can help
Johnson & Co, Solicitors, Cork are very experienced in successfully handling many sorts for Accident at Work claims. At Johnson & Co, Solicitors, Cork we are able to offer for Accident Injury Legal Advice and representation in respect of a claim for an Accident at Work.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement
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