What is a burn injury at work?
Have you suffered a burn of any degree whilst at work that has caused you severe pain, scarring and required you to take time off work to recover? If yes, then you may be entitled to compensation.
There are different types of burn injuries you can suffer from. Dry heat burns happen when you touch hot iron or fire. This type of burn is common with people working in kitchens, industrial plants, plumbers and mechanics. Scalding is caused by wet heat such as hot water or steam. Scalding injuries are common with people working in the kitchen and industrial plants.
Burn injuries can also be caused by extreme cold (ice, freezer or chemical related), chemical reactions (schools, university, industrial plants) and electrical burns (electricians).