20th March 2020
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Broken or defective equipment in a workplace can be the reason for serious accidents. Workers associated with construction, manufacturing, mining and the extraction industries use heavy machines and tools. Broken or defective tools can injure them through electric shocks, cuts, burns and amputations. It is employer’s duty to provide safe equipment free of any defect. If a worker suffers an injury due to broken or defective equipment then the employer is responsible for compensation.
If you have suffered such an accident then contact our solicitors on 08000 430 430 to make a claim for compensation or complete our inquiry form to request a call back.
Workers working with heavy machinery and electric tools are at high risk of an accident. Types of broken equipment with potential risks are:
Workers using defective or broken equipment can suffer different injuries which can be devastating. Examples of injuries related to defective equipment are:-
Your employers have a responsibility to you to provide equipment which is free from defects. Your employers should:-
Injuries due to the defective or broken equipment can be minor or life changing. If your employer has failed to provide safe tools and equipment you could be entitled to compensation.
If you have been suffered a workplace injury that was not your fault due to defective or broken equipment call Clearwater Solicitors on 08000 430 430 or complete our online enquiry form to request a call back. We will make sure you receive compensation for all your pain and suffering, loss of earnings, loss of future earnings, medical bills, treatment costs, care and assistance you receive from loved ones and/or friends.