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Most of us spend at least 30%-40% of our waking lives in the workplace, it is therefore inevitable that accidents will occur - sometimes through no apparent fault of the employer. However the employer is liable for almost all accidents that happen involving their employees whether they be the result of bad working practices or the negligence of another employee. There are very few situations where the employer can deflect liability - if you are unsure, then get FREE help from a workplace accident compensation specialist lawyer.
 
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Many people each year suffer accidents at work. In some circumstances the injuries may have been contributed to by the actions of the injured employee. However, employers owe you a very high duty of care in safeguarding your wellbeing at work.
 
Some of the most common causes of work accident claims include:
 
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-Office Accident Compensation Claims
-Vibration White Finger Compensation Claims
-Labouring Accident Compensation Claims
-Inadequate Training Claims
-Lifting Accident Claims
-Forklift Accident Compensation Claims
-Fracture Compensation Claims
-Construction, Crane, Scaffolding & Ladder Accident Compensation Claims
-Slip, Fall & Trip Accident Compensation Claims
-Protective & Defective Equipment Accident Claims
-Shipbuilding Accident Compensation Claims
-Mine & Quarry Accident Claims
-Factory Accident Compensation Claims
-Shop Accident Compensation Claims
-Woodworking Accident Compensation Claims
-Machinery Accident Claims
-Asbestos Compensation Claims
-Noise & Hearing Loss Compensation Claims
-Electrocution Accident Compensation Claims
-Dermatitis Compensation Claims
-Repetitive Strain Injury Compensation Claims
-Occupational Asthma Claims
-Warehouse Accidents Compensation Claims
-Unsafe premises Compensation Claims
 
If you have suffered an accident or injury while at work, then you could claim Workers Compensation. To find out whether you have a compensation claim, please complete your no-risk, no-obligation FREE confidential Online Enquiry Form. Your situation will be assessed by a specialist Workers Compensation Lawyer – absolutely FREE of charge and at NO cost to you!
 
The law stipulates that working conditions should be safe and all reasonable steps should be taken by the employer to avoid accidents and injury to employees.
 
Whatever your circumstances - if you have been injured as a result of an accident at work then you may be entitled to compensation and you should make appropriate enquiries. Find out today what your rights are and whether we can help you with your claim.
 
Complete your no-obligation, FREE Online Enquiry Form and have your matter reviewed by a specialist Workers Compensation Lawyer – absolutely FREE of charge and at no-cost and no-risk to you! Click HERE to receive FREE immediate help.
 
There are many different types of accidents that can occur at work. Some of these include:
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-         Accidents Involving machines or vehicles
-         Building Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Crane Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Forklift Truck Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Scaffolding Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Demolition Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Ladder Accident Compensation Claims
-         Equipment Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Manual Handling Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Construction Work Accident Compensation Claims
-         Stress at Work Compensation Claims
 
 
Accidents Involving machines or vehicles
 
Using cranes, lifting machinery, hoists etc. can be dangerous both for the operator and any fellow workers in the vicinity.
 
Employers are legally obliged to provide safe equipment, machinery and plant along with adequately trained co-workers. If you are using a machine you should be trained and qualified to do so.
 
Crane operators for example have a duty to ensure that the maximum load has not been exceeded and that the load is secure. They must at all times be aware of co-workers around them.
 
If you suffer an accident at work caused by a crane operator or fellow workers negligence you may be entitled to compensation.
 
 
Forklift accidents are responsible for a significant number of casualties in the workplace. Poor training, poor warehouse or factory layouts and excessive or unsteady loading all contribute to the number of accidents at work.
 
Again if you have suffered an industrial injury as a result of such an accident at work you may be entitled to compensation.

 
All tools and machinery that are used in the workplace should be safe and as stated employees fully trained to use them. If you suffer an accident at work as a result of a lack of protective guards, flying debris, broken or defective equipment, electric shock then you may be able to claim.
 
If you have had an accident at work and have suffered an industrial injury you may be able to claim compensation.
 
 
Building Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
Each year thousand of Aussies suffer serious injuries from building site accidents.
 
Serious injuries and fatalities among construction workers continue to occur despite the fact that considerable resources are channelled into the enforcement of health and safety regulations on construction sites.
 
Some of the most common incidents resulting in building site accident compensation claims include:-
 
-roof related falls
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-scaffolding accidents
-non roof falls
-run over by operating equipment
-lifting equipment failure
-electric shock
-trench collapses
-fires and explosion
-hit by road vehicle
-compressed gases accidents
-welding accidents
-cleaning accidents
-maintenance accidents
 

Crane Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
A crane accident often causes widespread devastation and whilst these are some of the most useful and widely operated items of plant on construction sites they can cause serious harm if misused.
 
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Employers must take measures to ensure that workers are not exposed to any health risk or hazard which may cause an accident and operators in particular are required to be fully trained and be aware of risks to co-workers during the operation of their equipment. Crane operators are required to take precautions to reduce the risk of an accident which include
 
-making sure the load does not exceed rated capacity
-attaching the load above the centre of gravity for stability
-knowing the rated capacities of rigging and slinging
-inspecting all rigging before use
-attaching tag line prior to lift
-keeping personnel clear of lift area
-lifting load a few inches and verify rigging
-starting and stopping slowly
-watching for obstructions
-checking pathway is clear before making a lift
-verifying hook completely closes
-using appropriate hand signals
-never leaving load unattended
 
If you are the innocent victim of a crane accident and have suffered injury as a result of an operator failing to take adequate safety precautions or as a result of an employer failing to adequately supervise operations then we can help you find out if you have a claims for workers compensation – absolutely FREE!
 
 
Forklift Truck Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
Most of the errors made by fork lift drivers are as a result of inadequate training and supervision or unsuitable premises. Even if the injured person is the driver it may still be possible to claim compensation if the driver has had inadequate training. Employers should identify hazards, assess risks and implement controls to reduce risk and provide adequate safety training.
 
Compensation that can be claimed in a forklift truck accident includes ‘pain and suffering’ for both the initial injury and for ongoing disability, together with compensation for any disadvantage on the labour market caused by permanent injury. In addition actual financial losses can also be claimed, some of which include:
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-loss of earnings
-special care aids and equipment
-adapted transport
-prescription charges and medical fees
-travelling expenses
-cost of care and assistance
-adapted accommodation
-costs of assistance for household chores
-other losses
 
Scaffolding Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
Most scaffolding accidents arise as a result of improper construction or maintenance which fails to comply with the safety regulations. The most common faults found in scaffolding construction include:
 
-poor foundations – no base plates or missing or rotten sole boards
-bay size is too large, it should never be more than 2.7 metres
-joints in standards and ledgers not properly staggered
-bracing omitted or incorrectly attached
-transoms incorrectly spaced or attached on working platforms
-boards missing, of poor quality or uneven
-ladder upside down or only fixed on one side
-insufficient over sail of ladder above working platform
 
Demolition Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
Australian occupational health and safety requirements place onerous duties on employers and if personal injury occurs on a demolition site as a result of failure to comply with the law, a contractor may be held liable in a demolition accident compensation claim. An employer is required to provide competent co-workers, adequate materials, safety equipment, protective clothing and a safe system of work with proper training and supervision and if he does not do so and injury occurs an employee may succeed in a demolition accident compensation claim.
 
Ladder Accident Compensation Claims
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If you have suffered injury as a result of a ladder accident then we can help you find out if you have a claims for workers compensation – absolutely FREE!
 
 
Equipment Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
Employers must take measures to ensure that workers using equipment or machinery are not exposed to any health risk or hazard including:
 
-articles falling or being ejected from machinery
-rupture or disintegration of machinery
-discharge of gas, dust, liquid or vapour
-explosion of equipment
-unguarded rotating shafts and cogs
-unguarded reciprocating levers or arms
-rotating spoked wheels
-unprotected power presses
-unsafe premises
-inadequate training
 
Manual Handling Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
Back injuries are the most common workplace injury complaint in Australia and manual handling accident compensation claims occur in industries as diverse as nursing and construction.
 
If you have suffered injury as a result of manual handling then we can help you find out if you have a claims for workers compensation – absolutely FREE!
 
 
 
Construction Work Accident Compensation Claims
 
The legal duty of an employer is to comply with safety regulations and take reasonable care for the health and safety of an employee. An employer is required to provide competent co-workers, adequate materials, safety equipment, protective clothing and a safe system of work with proper training and supervision and if he does not do so and a construction accident causing personal injury occurs then the employer will be liable to pay compensation to the employee.
 
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Some general safety guidelines include:
 
-a general duty to ensure a safe place of work and safe means of access to and from
-the place of work to reduce the risk of injury
-a duty to prevent falls with specific regulations for work over 2m. high
-by physical precautions or provide equipment that will arrest falls
-to ensure there are physical precautions to prevent falls through fragile materials
-to erect scaffolding, access equipment and harnesses under competent supervision
-to ensure there are criteria for using ladders
-a duty to protect employees and others from falling objects
-to take steps to prevent materials or objects from falling
-to take precautions to prevent people from being struck by falling objects
-to ensure that materials and equipment are stored safely
Damages awarded in a work accident compensation claim may include :-
 
-pain & suffering
-loss of enjoyment of life
-travelling expenses
-adapted accommodation
-cost of care and assistance
-adapted transport
-prescriptions & therapies
-out of pocket expenses
-loss of lifestyle
-assistance with household chores
-special care aids & equipment
-disadvantage on the job market
-loss of earnings
-loss of amenities
 
If you have suffered injury as a result of manual handling then we can help you find out if you have a claims for workers compensation – absolutely FREE!
 
Stress at Work Compensation Claims
 
It is an employers legal duty to make sure that employees do not suffer from unacceptable stress at work and are not made ill by the work that they do. Employers who do not take this problem seriously may leave themselves open to stress at work compensation claims from employees who have suffered ill health.
 
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-dealing with clients or the public
-reorganisations and lack of job security
-poor working conditions
-threats of violence, harassment and bullying
-lack of childcare or flexibility
-lack of control over the work
-excessively demanding a job or too high a workload
-monotonous or boring work
-lack of training
-frustration with inadequate managers
 
Compensation that can be claimed may include:
 
-damages for pain and suffering
-actual past wages losses and estimated future losses
-care costs
-medical expenses and prescriptions
-payment for free help
-loss of life's amenities
-legal costs
-reduced employment prospects
-interest
 
Other Free Australian Compensation Legal Resources.
 
Below is a list of Australian websites providing free 24/7 online legal information, help and assistance for people who have suffered from an injury or accident:
 
 
·         INJURY ACCIDENT LAWYERS
Been in an accident? Suffered an injury? Have your matter looked at by a specialist compensation solicitor free of charge. Great website, with a wide variety of Free information on compensation law and also provides a free online service available 24 hours, 7 days.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
  
·         CAR ACCIDENT COMPENSATION
Very informative website focusing primarily on car and motor accidents. Loads of information on different types of car accidents, how they are caused and some common injuries arising from car accidents. If you have been in a car accident, try their free online enquiry service to find out whether you can claim compensation for your car accident. Very fast and very easy to use.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
 
·         WORKERS COMPENSATION ADVICE
Excellent website for any Aussie injured at work and wanting to find out what their compensation entitlements might be. Also has a free online service that’s very fast and easy to use.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
 
·         CAR ACCIDENTS LAWYERS
Have your car accident reviewed by a specialist car accident lawyer. Free online service available 365 days per year including weekends and public holidays. Very helpful and informative website for any driver or passenger involved in a car accident.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
  
·         MOTOR ACCIDENT LAWYERS
Tonnes of useful free information an all aspects of motor accidents. Free online case review by a Motor Accidents Lawyer. Extremely quick service. Simple to use and available everyday, 24 hours.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
 
·         INJURY COMPENSATION ADVICE
Free online advice for injured people wanting to know what compensation they can claim. Has some useful information and links to other Australian compensation sites. Covers all common accidents including accidents on the road, at work and in public. Good starting point. Also, free online service offered.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
 
·         LEGAL ADVICE
A website dedicated to providing the best online up-to-date legal information and advice on just about every area of the law. Great site for info on the law pertaining to accidents, injuries and compensation in general.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
               
·         AUSSIE LAWYERS
Covers all areas of the law. Provides tonnes of useful information. Heaps of free information on all compensation, accident, injury and insurance law. Fast free online service 24/7.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
 
·         INJURIES COMPENSATION ADVICE
Free nationwide Injury Compensation Enquiry Service available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year (including all public holidays). Very fast and reliable service. Lots of useful legal information for any Australian who has been involved in an accident or suffered an injury. Free information, help and support is provided for just about all compensation matters varying from road and car accidents to accidents and injuries in the workplace and the general public. Definitely a must for anyone seeking to claim compensation or for those who simply wish to find out what their compensation entitlements might be.
 
Click HERE to visit website or click on one of the compensation categories below for further information and resources:
 
                Car and road accident injuries compensation
                Workplace injuries compensation
                Slip, trip and falls injuries compensation
                Public liability injuries compensation
                Negligence Injuries Compensation
                Defective goods injuries compensation
                Medical negligence injuries compensation
                Victims of crime injuries compensation
                Home accident and injuries compensation
                Repetitive strain injuries compensation
                Child injuries compensation
                Psychiatric injuries compensation
                Fatal accidents and injuries compensation
                Animal caused injuries compensation
                Sport and leisure injuries compensation
                Overseas and holiday accident compensation
                Unlawful arrest and detention compensation
                Marine injuries compensation
                Military injuries compensation
                FREE Online Enquiry 24hrs 7 days!

·         INJURY COMPENSATION LAWYERS
Aussie compensation lawyers providing free online compensation claims assessment service. A great place to start for those people wanting to find out If they have a compensation claim. Free online service operating 24 Hours – 7 Days per week.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
               

·         ROAD ACCIDENTS COMPENSATION
This website covers just about every road accident situation, from car accidents and collisions, to motorcycle accidents and pedestrian injuries. If you have been involved in a road accident, this website is a must.
Click HERE to visit website. Or click on a topic below:
Claiming Road Accident Compensation


·         WORKERS COMPENSATION LAWYERS
Specialist workers compensation lawyers providing free online advice 24 hours, 7 days (including public holidays). This website also provides loads of useful information on work accidents and injuries. An excellent starting point for anyone injured at work.
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