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Common Office Accidents

Have you sustained injuries in an office accident? If you have, you may be eligible to make office accident compensation claims.

It must be understood that apart from accidents taking place in factories, workers are also at a risk of sustaining injuries such as repetitive strain injury. No matter how you suffered the injury, if it occurred due to no fault, remember that you may be eligible to recover office accident compensation.

There are many reasons why office accidents take place. Some of the common types of accidents and injuries taking place in an office setting include:

Heavy Lifting and Manual Handling

When heavy lifting and manual handling tasks are performed, it is important for the worker to make use of the right techniques involved in lifting as well as the right equipment. Incorrect lifting of objects and loads can result in minor or serious injuries. Some of the common types of injuries include crush injuries, bruises, fractures, strains, sprains, back, neck and shoulder injuries.

Bumps and Bruises

These kinds of injuries are quite common in an office setting due to the fact that offices are mostly packed with workstations, filing cabinets, stacks of files and folders and employees. Bumps and bruises can be caused by a number of factors including dropping objects on the feet, jewellery or loose clothing being caught in office machinery, fingers getting trapped in office drawers, etc.

Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls are quite common and they can be caused by wet flooring, slippery surfaces, trailing computer wires, falling from unstable chair, etc. Slips, trips and falls often result in minor injuries, but in some cases, the consequences are devastating.

Electric Shocks

Electrical equipments used in workplaces must be tested prior to using because faulty equipment can result in serious burn injuries and electric shocks. Even making use of a faulty electric kettle for boiling water during tea break can be dangerous.

Non Ergonomic Workstations

Workstations which are not suitable or those which are uncomfortable can result in many different types of injuries. Common ones include eyestrain, headaches musculoskeletal problems, back injuries, neck injuries and various types of repetitive strain injury.

Legal Help With Office Accident Compensation Claim

Compensationclaim.co.uk has a team of specialist work accident compensation claim solicitors who can assist you with your case on a risk free No Win No Fee basis. If you think you have a case, contact us today through our online claim form for a free assessment of your case.