It is important to immediately take the following steps after the occurrence of an accident at work.
- Report the accident immediately to your superior and ensure that an accident report is completed and you are given a copy of it.
- Seek medical attention immediately and ensure that your doctor or hospital personnel keep detailed records of the accident.
There are strict obligations on employers under the Health & Safety Acts together with other legislation to ensure that employees have a safe system of work and that employees are properly trained in the tasks that they are carrying out and that they are provided with proper equipment in the course of their employment.
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