Agricultural work such as farming has an exceptionally high accident at work rate. Farms are very dangerous work places due to the amount of machinery and large animals needed for the job. Farmers are also under more pressure than a lot of other industries to work in every type of weather as they have to ensure that crops and livestock are looked after. Sometimes this pressure to ensure the work is done may result in less stringent health and safety policies being implemented.
Types of accidents at work which can happen on farms include:
The accidents which can happen on farms can be some of the most severe types of accidents at work. Injuries include from being caught in/under farm machinery, and .
People who have been involved in this type of accident at work may be worried about making a claim against their employer especially if it is a small family run business. However, it must be remembered that if a is made against the employer, this will help to protect future employees from having similar accidents at work as health and safety in the work place and training will be increased.
If you have been involved in an accident at work in the last 3 years that was not your fault, contact our today on 0800 0287828 and we will assess your claim and help you receive the compensation you deserve on a basis.