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Accidents in Salons

About Accidents in salons

Most of us treat ourselves to visit the salon occasionally to relax and take a well-deserved break from everyday life. Accidents in salons may not only ruin your visit but can also leave you with some long-term and serious injuries. It is the occupier’s responsibility to ensure the visitors are kept to a reasonably safe standard under the Occupier’s Liability Act of 1957. If you have been hurt in a salon by no cause of your own, we highly recommend that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side.

Common Accidents in the Salon

There is a range of things that can pose a risk to any visitors at the time in a salon, whether it is a; hair salon, nail salon etc, the chances of an accident are high. It is always the occupier’s responsibility to ensure the safety of all visitors, is they fail to do so, a range of accidents can occur, including:

  • Slips, trips and falls can occur often in a salon. Substances such as varnishes and hair products can spill leading to slips. Wires can also pose a risk of tripping in the salon. It is the occupier’s responsibility to ensure the safety of all visitors and warn of any hazards if they cannot be avoided.
  • Falling objects, such as decorations in a salon should be correctly secured and in the safest possible way to avoid the risk of falling.
  • Electric shocks are very likely to occur in a salon, any wiring should be secured correctly, and any machinery should be kept to a high and safe standard to avoid risks of electric shocks to the visitors. It is also important that staff is correctly trained, especially where they are in an environment with water and electronics present.

We advise that these are just some common examples of accidents that can occur in a salon, if you have experienced injury due to any sort of accident in a salon, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side.

Occupiers duty of care

Under the Occupier’s Liability Act of 1957, it is the occupier’s responsibility to ensure the safety of visitors to a reasonable standard. There is a range of things that occupiers of a property or land can do to ensure that, including:

  • Adhering to the health and safety standards.
  • Carrying out machine maintenance to detect any issues and solve them in a good time and in the best possible way.
  • Carrying out risk assessments to detect any risks around the salon or avoid any issues from occurring.

Who is meant by the occupier?

  • The owner of the premises
  • The person has exclusive possession of the property
  • A person who has the immediate right to use the property
  • Anyone who has property rights in the property, the manager of an establishment can be the occupier.

More than one person can be the occupier of the property.

What should I do if I’ve been hurt in a salon?

If you have been injured or hurt in a salon, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now, so you can come out with the highest possible compensation for your case. We advise that all cases require an extent of evidence to help get higher compensation, and the more evidence you can provide the more likely you are to receive higher compensation. Evidence to include:

  • Pictures and videos
  • Access any CCTV footage if you can
  • Witness reports
  • Medical reports

How we can help

Our experienced solicitors in occupier’s liability will help you get the highest compensation for your case; we will help you gather any necessary evidence to help with your case. We will treat your case in the most professional manner, allowing you to feel comfortable sharing your story in the best possible way. If you have experienced an injury on public premises, we highly advise that you talk to one of our experienced solicitors, we will help you determine how much compensation you may get and how long the process will last.

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Get in touch with us now if you would like to be guaranteed the best possible outcome for your case. We will ensure that you come out with the best possible compensation, enabling you to get back to your daily life in no time.

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