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Accident At Work Claim Solicitors Dublin

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Acts 2005 and 2010 set out the rights and obligations of employers and employees and provides for substantial fines and penalties in the event of breaches of the health and safety legislation.

Employers may opt for employers’ liability insurance cover, which enables employers to meet the cost of compensation for their employees’ injuries or illnesses that occur while their employees are working.

Employees should report any accident that occurs on the way to work or while at work to. Employers must report any accidents to the Health and Safety Authority when an employee is missing three consecutive days at work, not including the day of the accident.

Employers should obtain legal advice from a labour and employment solicitor where any doubt arises.

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