Compensation for a scissor lift accident

Unfortunately some times in the workplace what we need to do is just out of reach. If you do find yourself in a position where you can’t reach what you are looking for through a traditional ladder or other piece of equipment, then a scissor lift might be that little extra helping hand that you need to complete this task. 

Scissor lifts are a popular appliance right across the market and in general their sturdy and stable design makes them a popular option for many businesses and employees alike. Unfortunately, however like any type of machinery, there is the potential for it to break down and if you happen to be a victim of a fault with this machine then you could be left with injuries and considering a compensation claim.

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What is a scissor lift?

A scissor lift is a piece of machinery which uses hydraulics to push a platform up into the air and then lower it down again. It’s use widely in the construction industry and on building sites to help move materials over a distance. It’s also used on building sites to transport goods from the ground level to a higher level with ease. Scissor lifts are generally used for heavy pieces of equipment which are difficult to transport manually. 

What injuries might I sustain from a scissor lift?

You could potentially sustain a number of different injuries in a scissor lift accident. Some common examples of these injuries include:

  • Injuries sustained in a trip or fall
  • Injuries caused by faulty machinery
  • Injuries caused by poorly maintained machinery
  • Injuries caused in the workplace
  • Injuries caused by the negligence of another employee.

Are Manners Pimblett the people to go to for compensation help?

If you are considering a compensation claim then the team at Manners Pimblett can help you throughout your claim, every step of the way. Working closely with you, we will help to ensure that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to. 

To find out more about how you could claim, contact the team at Manners Pimblett today on 0845 077 0772. 

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