Call us free on0800 342 3206

We can help…

Please call us on 0800 342 3206 or fill in the form below and we’ll do the rest.

I agree to be contacted by Jefferies Solicitors

We will only use your personal information provided here to deal with your enquiry. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Contact or call us for free on 0800 342 3206
We'll talk through the details of your claim
Don't worry, we'll take care of everything
We'll work hard to secure you the compensation you deserve

Coming into direct or indirect contact with electricity can be lethal in the workplace. Every year there are roughly thirty fatalities in the workplace involving electricity as well as one thousand less serious incidents. This risk is increased for those who work outside or in wet conditions, but any persons working with electrical appliances are exposed to some level of risk.

Employers’ duty of care and Electrical accidents at work

Employers should take steps to look after their employees by ensuring that electrical equipment is safe to use and that staff are trained to use it properly.

RIDDOR, Workplace accidents and electricity

There are a variety of electricity-related workplace incidents that must be reported under RIDDOR regulations. These include:

  • Accidents that result in a fatality or injury that is serious enough to warrant at least three days absence from normal work
  • Any work incident that involves electricity and causes a serious accident

Employees have a duty to report any electrical overload or short circuit that leads to an explosion or fire (regardless of whether it causes any injuries or fatalities).

Making an injury claim against your employer

If your employer has acted in a negligent manner you may be entitled to pursue a claim for compensation against them. Contact one of our specialist solicitors to check if you have a valid claim in one of our free initial consultations.

Jefferies Solicitors are here to help

Our friendly team of experts are on hand to help with your claim. Feel free to give us a ring on 0800 342 3206 or fill in our online form.

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we assume that you consent to our use of cookies on this device. You can change your cookie settings at any time but if you do, you may lose some functionality on our website. More information can be found in our Cookie Info and Privacy Policy.