Defective or poorly maintained machinery can cause serious accidents. If have suffered an injury as a result of Defective or poorly maintained machinery accident you will be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Contact our team today on 0161 200 2440 for a free consultation.
When factory machinery malfunctions, often, the underlying cause involves inadequate maintenance checks and inspection procedures.
Causes of injuries by defective machinery
Factory machinery is often very dangerous. Injuries from machine accident can include crushed limbs, severed limbs and many other horrific accidents.
Accidents can happen when machinery is defective or poorly maintained. There are many moving parts in a machine, these parts can go wrong. If machinery is old or worn it can become hazardous, this can lead to horrific injuries and even death.
Accidents that involve machines are common in factories, warehouses and in agricultural occupations such as farming.
An employer's duty
Employers have a duty to ensure that the work place is safe and protect the health of employees. If an employee fails to ensure that the workplace is safe then they will be in breach of health and safety regulations. You will be entitled to claim compensation from your employee if you are injured in an accident.
If you have been injured as a result of defective or poorly maintained machinery we can help. You can make a claim for injury and you can also claim for any associated losses. Such losses can include loss of earnings, prescription and the cost of care.