Unsafe System of Work -Think Safe! Accident at Work

Unsafe System of Work

Your employer has a duty to take reasonable care of your health and safety. If your employer has instructed you to carry out a task in a certain way then they are expected to have risked assessed the possibility of an accident and taken reasonable steps to reduce the risk of harm.

The “reasonable” test means that some steps an employer can take will be sufficient enough that in law they have done everything reasonable to prevent your accident. However, Rebecca and Alec continue to find that the client’s employers take few, if not no steps to at all to reduce the risk. Although an accident can happen, many accidents could be avoided.

No two accidents are the same and in some circumstances the accident is so unique you need to ensure you have a dedicated accident at work lawyer who will cover everything to ensure negligence is established.