Lifting Injury Claims
There are many instances where a lifting injury can occur, more often than not they will happen to you at work. If this has happened to you, you can make a claim with Accident Injury Solicitors. A lifting injury can also be lowering, pushing and pulling when manually handling heavy loads.
Legislation namely The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002) was passed to protect employees in a heavy loads lifting environment at work. If you have been subject to heavy lifting at work and have suffered an injury as a result, then you may be entitled to claim against your employers.
Injuries likely to have been suffered from this type of accident include a back injury, and sometimes arms and feet. It’s not just people in warehouses or factories who are at risk, you could easily suffer this in a shop, office, school – in fact almost every workplace has a risk of this potential injury occurring.