The farming and agricultural industry is one of the riskiest sectors for employees due to the physically demanding labour and dangerous machinery involved. Thousands of accidents occur on UK farms every year despite extensive regulation from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other authorities.
If you’ve been hurt while working on a farm and it was not your fault, YouClaim’s solicitors can help you claim compensation for your injury. We have experience in all kinds of farm accident claims, from the minor to the very serious and life changing. To find out more, call us now on 0800 10 757 95, or fill in our claims form located on this page and we will get back to you.
The most obvious risks of agricultural work are injuries from equipment, including combine harvesters and hay baling machines, as well as accidents involving heavy-duty vehicles like tractors. Farm employees are also at risk of becoming trapped in grain silos, being exposed to harmful chemicals and gases, and of being electrocuted by faulty equipment.
Read in more detail about the different types of accident we can help you with:
According to the HSE, the majority of accidents in agriculture are caused by, but not limited to:
Farming injuries tend to be serious and debilitating due to the kinds of machinery and work involved. Every claim is completely different and an accurate estimate cannot be made until you speak to an expert solicitor. Read about how we have handled previous cases by taking a look at a case study.
If you or a loved one have been injured while working on a farm or other agricultural site, YouClaim’s expert solicitors can help you claim the farm accident compensation to which you are entitled. Call us now on 0800 10 757 95 or fill in our call back form and we will call you back at a time that is convenient to you.