Burns, Lacerations and Scars

Burns, Scars & Lacerations Compensation Claims

Burns, lacerations and scars are a common injury which can occur during the course of your employment.

They maybe caused by working with chemicals, hot applicances to name a few.

Under the Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 there is a duty on all employers to ensure, so far is reasonably practicable, the health safety and welfare of their employees at work.

Some burns, lacerations and scars may be minor however sometimes they can be more serious and can be painful and cause a lot of distress.

If you have suffered burns, lacerations or scars you may be entitled to compenstion and we solicitors can help you claim. Call us on 0800 206 1616 now.

If necessary we solicitors will report employers to the Health and Safety Executive in order for them to investigate the matter and if necessary prosecute employers.

What to do if I have been involved in an accident?

If you have been harmed during the course of your employment you should do the following:

  1. Report your accident to you supervisor/boss.
  2. Ensure the accident has been recorded in the Accident book, ensuring you have read the contents and are happy with the accident circumstances.
  3. If you have been off work for over 3 days due to an accident related accident/illness your employer should complete a RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Report) report should be completed and sent to the HSE.