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Faulty Work Equipment Claims

When you go to work for a living, naturally you will expect two things. Firstly that you will be rewarded for your efforts, usually through monthly wages, bonuses and benefits, and secondly that you will be able to go about job without getting injured.

An employee should be able to trust that the equipment they use and the environment around them is safe, well-maintained and dependable. Unfortunately, many of us will experience some kind of poorly functioning equipment during our working lives and while it is inconvenient at the very least, it can also be extremely serious and dangerous.

Employers have to comply with strict health and safety laws which require them to ensure that the equipment their employees use is suitable, safe, works efficiently and is well maintained. When it is not and an employee is injured, then the employer is responsible and you could be entitled to make a faulty work equipment claim. Work equipment includes not only the machines, but also everyday items such as buckets, brushes and desks.

Statistics on faulty work equipment claims

  • 22% of all accidents involve work equipment that was turned off
  • 88% involve and injury caused by a moving part
  • 5% involve an electric shock or injury
  • 30% occur when an employee is attempting to remove a blockage or free an object
  • 9% happen when an operative is attempting to repair or maintain equipment
  • 9% occur when a co-worker accidentally turns the equipment on

Common types of faulty work equipment claims

  • A safety guard which should be on a machine has been removed or is broken
  • The equipment does not work properly
  • A piece of the equipment breaks of malfunctions while it is being used
  • The equipment is not properly maintained or repaired
  • A worker operating the equipment has not been given the proper protective workwear, such as steel toe cap boots

How can we help?

At The Claims Partnership, it is our number one goal to give you the best possible service. We will always treat you with the integrity you deserve, and strive to fight your corner every step of the way. With our skills and experience, if it is possible to win your claim, then we feel confident that we can win it for you.

Our promise on costs

At The Claims Partnership, we have three simple rules which apply to our Personal Injury claims services. They also apply to all the other services we offer.

  1. We never charge our clients anything until the day they receive their compensation payment.
  2. We guarantee that all our clients will receive a minimum percentage of the compensation they are awarded.
  3. We will agree that minimum percentage with our clients before we start work on their claim.

For Personal Injury claims we guarantee that all our clients will receive a minimum of 70% of the compensation we negotiate for them.

We can also assist with any rehabilitation needs that you may have. Please visit this page for more information.

Contact Us

If you would like to discuss your claim or how we can help you, please Contact us by phone on 01772 562084, by e mail at or by any of the Quick Contact Forms on this page. We don’t charge. We are never in a rush and we’re happy to help you as much as we can.

Case Study

A Hospital Porter suffers an injury to his Back and Neck after slipping on a Hospital corridor.

Lenny works at a hospital as a porter. He received a message to tell him to go to the main corridor to collect a wheelchair. The main corridor had a continuous line of glass windows along both sides. When he located the wheelchair, he manoeuvred it into position and used his right foot to unlock the brake. As he did so, he placed his weight on his left foot, which began to slip forcing his left foot under the wheels of the chair. He lost his balance and fell heavily on his lower back.
Client Reviews
  • Alisa K (London)

    Without the Claims Partnership I doubt I would have received a compensation from Ryanair, glad I used their services. Thanks to Paul and Kallen.

    5 Star
  • Jeremy (South Wales)

    The Claims Partnership were very helpful and professional with helping me successfully win my work accident case I would highly recommend this company. Many Thanks.

    5 Star
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