Claiming compensation for facial scarring at work

Facial scarring can be a very traumatic issue for you to deal with, so if you have been subjected to burning, cuts or anything of that nature in the workplace which has led to your injury you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Cases such as this most commonly occur in dangerous industries such as construction, engineering or demolition, as employees are constantly exposed to hazardous equipment such as power tools and machinery.

It is your employer’s responsibility to protect the health and safety of workers exposed to excessive these items and if they fail to provide and implement suitable safety measures, you are at a greater risk of sustaining facial damage. If you believe this applies to you then you could be entitled to make a claim for negligence.

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Where might I look to make a claim?

Safety equipment is essential in the workplace in order for you to be safe, so if you feel you haven’t been provided this then you could look to make a claim. Some common examples of where a claim could be made include:

·         Failure to provide adequate safety equipment

·         Failure to adequately signpost area with safety information

·         Claims if you are injured as a result of no safety equipment

·         Claims against a manager who failed to provide safety equipment

·         Claims if you are left with permanent scarring.

Where might negligence have occurred in this situation?

Suffering facial scarring in the workplace is a very serious issue and one that is unacceptable, so if you believe that you have been a victim then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. There are a number of people who you could make a claim against in this situation, but most likely it would be a manager who failed to implement any safety measures, causing your health to be put at risk. Facial scarring can have both physical and psychological repercussions and lead you to have numerous problems, so making a claim could be the best way of helping you get back on your feet.

Will Manners Pimblett help me throughout my claim?

If you are considering making a claim for compensation as a result of facial scarring in the workplace then you may want to consider seeking the advice of a professional who knows the process, this way you can improve your chances of success. That’s where the team at Manners Pimblett can help out as we will work with you throughout the process of the case and ensure that recieve the compensatioin you deserve.

To find out more about how Manners Pimblett can help you, then simply contact our team today on 0800 990 3500.


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