If you have decided to make a claim for an eye injury at work then the reason for your claim could be down to any one of a number of accidents possible in the workplace.
The nature of your eye injury at work largely depends on the type of job you do. Dusty working environments are one of the types of workplace where eye injuries are most common. Places where employees work with harmful or dangerous chemicals or with power tools also have an increased risk of eye injury.
Your employer should provide you with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), for example, safety goggles. If they fail to do this and you have an injury to your eye, they would be responsible for your accident.
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Below are some of the most common causes of workplace eye injury claims:
These types of eye injuries can lead to a number of problems including:
As well as causing you significant pain and suffering, as a result of your eye injury, you may need visual assistance or time off work. All these elements will be factored into your claim when calculating the settlement amount. As there are time limits that apply to all personal injury claims, including eye injury at work claims, it’s advisable to get in touch with a personal injury solicitor as soon as you can.
Claiming compensation for an eye injury at work is made as easy as possible with First Personal Injury. For years, our lawyers have helped clients with many different types of workplace accident claims, including eye injury claims. For more information, please get in touch with us on our national accident helpline, 0800 8080 9740, or complete one of our online claim forms.
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