Whether you work in an office, a beauty salon or a building site your employer has a duty to make sure you work in a safe environment.
Sometimes, with all the best will in the world, accidents will happen. The latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirm that, tragically, 148 people were fatally injured at work in the UK during 2012 and 2013.
As well as human loss and suffering, accidents at work cause a huge cost to businesses through lost working days. More stats and constructive advice on how to avoid accidents at work are included in the infographic below:
It’s not just being onsite where your employer has a duty of care. If you drive any vehicle for work, they also have responsibility for your well being.
Injury at work lawyers Johnson Law have a comprehensive guide to what is covered, should you need to claim for an injury at work, and how to make a claim.