Ineffective safety control and missing guards on machinery can lead to serious accidents. Most machinery should incorporate a safety shutdown to help limit or prevent injury, and guards should be in place near fast moving parts such as blades to protect careless use.
There are many dangerous parts in machinery. These hazardous parts include moving belts, cutting teeth, meshing gears, rotating members and reciprocating arms.
Accidents can happen when dangerous machinery is left unguarded. All dangerous machinery should be sufficiently guarded to prevent unnecessary accidents. Any part of a machine that could inflict injury should be safeguarded. This will minimise the risk of the machine operator being injured.
Employees limbs and clothing can become trapped in the machinery. These types of accidents can lead to serious injuries such as amputation of limbs and even death.
A serious injury can be life changing for both the victim and their family. The victim may be unable to return to work and may need full time care. Your employer will have insurance and a claim can be made to compensate for the suffering an accident can cause.
If you have been injured as a result of ineffective safety controls and missing guards 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.
If have suffered an injury as a result of ineffective safety controls and missing guards accident you will be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors have repeatedly succeeded in securing compensation on behalf injured clients.
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