When welding, workers can suffer severe burns and cuts, and some can develop chronic lung conditions as a result of inhaling toxic fumes from the air.
Welding and metal work rate as one of the most dangerous of occupations in the construction industry. Employers must protect their workers from injury by implementing safe and proper safety procedures, including the supply of proper safety equipment.
Failure to do either of these things could lead to serious injury.
If you’ve suffered an injury while welding or carrying out any type of metal work, you may have a claim for compensation. We specialise in this area of the law. If you’d like to know where you stand call us now on 1300 302 318 and speak to an expert compensation lawyer about the circumstances of your case.