Work accidents cause serious injury and death. If you were injured on your job and it was caused by faulty equipment, poor training, or poor upkeep of the facility, you may be entitled to a Personal Injury at Work.

There are several types of accidents that can happen in the workplace. Most but not all accidents happen in factories and industry. The most common types of injury include back injuries, hernias, and hand injuries.

When making your claim you will need evidence that your employer could have taken measures to prevent the accident from happening. If you plan on filing a claim as a result of a Personal Injury at Work, you will need doctor's reports, witnesses, employer accident reports, accident history of your workplace and ambulance attendee reports. This sounds like a lot of information to collect, but you won't be doing it. Evidence will be collected by your Personal Injury lawyer or solicitor.

The major cause of death in the workplace is forklift accidents. Injuries result from people being crushed under loads that have fallen off, forklifts overturning and causing injury to the driver, and pedestrians being pinned between the forklift and an immobile object such as a wall. To prove you have a case you will need to show that your employer did not take measures to ensure the safe operation of the forklift. Measures include keeping the forklift away from pedestrians, making sure there is enough room to operate the forklift properly; making sure the floor is smooth and routine maintenance of the forklift.

Vibrating White Finger is a type of Personal Injury at Work. Vibrating White finger is a tingling sensation or numbness in the hands and fingers. It is believed to be the result of restricted blood flow to the area for long periods of time. It happens to workers using heavy equipment such as drills and sledge hammers.

Falls from high places such as ladders, platforms and scaffolding are major causes of Personal Injury at Work. To qualify for a Personal Injury at Work claim you must show that your employee did one of the following: not train you properly in the use of the equipment, did not provide safety equipment such as hard hats and harnesses, providing you with the wrong equipment for the job, provided you with faulty equipment.

Other industrial Personal Injury at Work risks includes deafness, blindness, bronchitis, loss of limb, asthma and certain cancers.

Though they happen less often, office employees can sustain a Personal Injury at Work. The most common injuries are slips and falls, tendonitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

If you are the victim of a Personal Injury at Work you should consult with an expert in filing a personal injury compensation claim. You may be entitled to the reimbursement of medical and legal fees, as well as lost income and money for your pain and suffering. There are accident claim law firms, specialists, and companies that will help you file your claim. Many will not charge you unless you win your case.

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