Factory Injuries CompensationEvery workplace, including offices, have safety risks for workers. However some workplaces, such as construction sites and factories, have many more dangers present. Due to the nature of the work that occurs in most factories, these workplaces can be quite dangerous. If the proper safety measures are not in place, or personal protective gear is not provided to workers, the risk of suffering an injury at work is even higher. No Win No Charge*We get the evidence you need to increase the value of your claim and win your case 2 Hour Response TimeWe have the strength and commitment to win your case, seeking maximum compensation for our clients. Injury Law ExpertsWe have the expertise to scrutinise and challenge incorrect medical assessments and determinations. 100% Free AssessmentOur team of experienced professional compensation lawyers offer you obligation-free advice relating to your claim.What are the dangers of working in factories?In the workplace, it is not uncommon for safety measures to be ignored, especially if it saves time and money. However cutting corners, poorly managed workplaces and ignoring proper procedure (whether intentionally or unintentionally) can cause catastrophic injury and the results can even be fatal. Factory accidents can happen from:Overlooking a safety hazard (intentionally or accidentally)Not using proper safety equipmentOperating machinery without safeguards to protect workersNot providing workers with proper instruction, equipment or material to useImproperly stored chemicalsDefective machineryNot enforcing mandated security measuresSlippery surfacesDangerous or improper storageWhat are the most common factory accidents?Employers have a duty to keep workers safe, even in hazardous workplaces like factories. Some of the accidents and their resulting injuries can include:Falls from heights (such as ladders and catwalks)Injuries caused by equipment (tools and machinery)Amputation or injuries where arms, fingers or legs are crushedExplosions and firesExposure to dangerous chemicals and chemical burnsClosed head injuriesNeck and back injuriesSmoke or toxic fume inhalationSlip and fall accidentsInjuries caused by poor maintenance or poor supervisionInjuries caused by dangerous work practices/conditions or inadequate safety equipmentWorkplace Health and Safety (WHS) violationsHeavy liftingContinuous repetitive movement of neck, spine or upper limbsOveruse injuriesIndustrial noiseInfections caused by poor hygienic conditionsInjuries caused by failure to provide mechanical or human assistanceDo I need a lawyer to claim worker’s compensation?If you find yourself injured in a factory due to your employer’s negligence, a workplace hazard or unsafe work practises, you could be entitled to injury compensation. Making injury claims can help to cover the costs of any medical expenses, loss of wages, pain and suffering.The amount of compensation you could be entitled to depends on what type of factory accident claims you are making. This claim could be a worker’s compensation claim, work injury damages claim or Civil Liability Act claim. Compensation can be difficult to claim, so you will need to speak to a factory injuries compensation lawyer. They can help to assess your situation and the type of claim you should be making for your injury.Need help? Speak to one of our experienced compensation lawyers today on 02 9601 0088 and receive obligation-free advice on your compensation claim, with no upfront costs. If your compensation claim proceeds, our No Win, No Fee policy* means you will not have to pay our legal costs unless your claim is successful and you receive your compensation.*Note: In the event that your action fails in court you may be liable to an adverse costs order.