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Work Accidents

If you have suffered work injuries because of the actions or negligence of someone else, then you may be able to make a claim for personal injury compensation. We can help you with your compensation claim and guide you through the process. See how our expert compensation lawyers in Brisbane can you help you now.

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Workplace accidents – Construction

Construction accidents occur frequently. Hauling building materials – bricks, tiles, timber, cement bags, and roof sheets – over uneven or slippery ground and using powerful tools and machinery exposes construction workers and tradesmen to an ever-present risk of injury for which compensation may need to be sought.

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Workplace accidents – Emergency Services Workers

Emergency service workers and first responders are exposed to all the hazards of the traumatic scenes to which they are urgently summoned and which become their workplaces. Apart from the risk of physical injury from threats they are required to suppress, there is an ever-present danger of psychological injury from a single or multiple exposures to distressing on-the-job events.

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Workplace accidents – Factory workers

The rate of production line and factory accidents has fallen in many industries thanks to automation. But in those industries where manual handling proliferates, injuries occur on at least a weekly basis.

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Workplace accidents – Farm Workers

Agricultural and livestock workers who perform a wide range of manual tasks are exposed to unique safety risks. Heavy machinery like trucks, tractors and combines not to mention livestock and farm equipment can be responsible for mishaps that cause serious injury. Call or email today to get expert advice from a farm accident expert at Carter Capner Law.

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Workplace accidents – Heavy Industry

Employees and contractors engaged in steelmaking, refineries, shipbuilding, power generation and chemical production need no reminding that heavy industry has its own risks to their personal safety. Call or email today to get expert advice from the heavy accident experts at Carter Capner Law.

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Workplace accidents – Hospitality Workers

The personal safety of hospitality workers – in a restaurant, hotel, resort or bar – is only as good as the safety of the particular workplace, the equipment provided and the diligence of the business owner in ensuring safe systems are always utilised. Call or email today to get expert advice from a hospitality worker accidents expert at Carter Capner Law.

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Workplace accidents – Hospital & Health Care

Demand for health care services is constantly increasing as are the risks of injury to hospital and health care workers. Under-resourcing, patient assault, surging patient numbers, equipment supply issues & failure and miss-communication all feature prominently as causes in hospital and health care injury cases.

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Workplace accidents – Metal fabrication

Metal Fabrication tools have made big advances in capability and safety in recent decades. And the variety of items capable of being manufactured by precision metal workers and boilermakers has grown at the same rate.

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Workplace accidents – Mining

Because of the inherent risks with both opencut and underground mining – working with high-risk plant and in unforgiving conditions – mining accidents has one of the highest rates of worker fatalities and compensable injuries of any industry.

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Workplace accidents – Oil & Gas industry

Land-based oil & gas drilling and off-shore production platforms in Australia and nearby regions attract workers with high pay and the chance to gain life-long skills.

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Workplace accidents – Trucking

Truck accidents are more likely to cause injuries and fatalities than other road accidents. Compared to passenger vehicles, B-doubles and other articulated vehicles require significantly more distance to stop in an emergency, as do heavy rigid trucks.

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Workplace accidents – Warehouse & Logistics

Warehouse & Logistics workers and stock managers have borne the brunt of surging supply chain throughput and delivery demand with high rates of workplace injury.

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Workplace Discrimination & Harassment

Workers have rights in relation to unlawful discrimination and harassment that may occur in the workplace and in work-related activities. Call or email today to get advice from a discrimination and harassment expert at Carter Capner Law.

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Workplace accidents – Employees

Carter Capner Law handles claims for a wide range of workplace accident insurance and compensation claims for employees on wages. Our workers compensation lawyers Brisbane and QLD wide can assess your case free of charge and secure the payout or compensation to which you are entitled.

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Workplace accidents – Contractors

Carter Capner Law handles claims for a wide range of workplace accident insurance and compensation claims for contractors and sub-contractors. Our workers compensation lawyers Brisbane and QLD wide can assess your case free of charge and secure the payout or compensation to which you are entitled.

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Workplace accidents – Labour hire

Carter Capner Law handles claims for a wide range of workplace accident insurance and compensation claims, including for Labour hire workers. Our workers’ compensation lawyers Brisbane and QLD wide can assess your case free of charge and secure the compensation you are entitled to.

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