Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury Compensation Claims

If you have developed an upper limb disorder, sometimes called repetitive strain injury or de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, tendonitis or tendonitis then you might be entitled to compensation from your employer.

Symptoms include:

  • Painful and aching arms which is worse with activity
  • A burning sensation
  • Weakness of grip
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.

If you suffered with a repetitive strain injury due to work, WE solicitors can help to claim the compensation you need and deserve. 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.