Compensation for an accident on a construction site

Building and construction zones are some of the most potentially hazardous and dangerous areas and there are a number of safety rules and regulations which govern the way that these areas must be operated. Working on a construction site can be hazardous if you don’t have the correct training or safety equipment and that’s why these are two crucial elements to successfully completing this type of task.

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As one of the biggest employers in the UK, the construction industry takes its safety precautions very seriously, but even so there are areas where accidents can happen and these can be very dangerous to anyone who is involved. If you have been involved with this type of accident through no fault of your own, you could be eligible to make a personal injury claim.

What could potentially injure me on a construction site?

There are a number of ways that you could potentially incur an injury on a construction site and some of these include:

  • Injuries sustained from a fall from a height
  • Injuries caused by poorly constructed scaffolding
  • Injuries caused by falling objects
  • Injuries caused by faulty equipment including power tools.

What are some construction site injuries I could claim for?

If you are injured on a construction site then there are a number of different injuries that you could consider making a compensation claim for, some of these include:

  • Head and neck injuries caused by falling objects
  • Back injuries caused by a fall from height
  • Broken bones and torn ligaments
  • Cuts, scarring and abrasions
  • Potential death.

Who can I make my claim against?

As with any workplace, it is the responsibility of your employer to ensure that you have a safe environment to work in at all times. If you feel that you haven’t been given the correct training, haven’t been provided with the right safety equipment or have been expected to work in an environment which is unsafe, then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation against your employer. 

How can the team at Manners Pimblett help?

With a  range of knowledge and expertise to bring to the table, the team at Manners Pimblett can help you with your personal injury claim, every step of the way. Our team will work with you to ensure that you feel comfortable and informed right throughout the process, aiming to give you the compensation you are entitled to.

To find out more about how the Manners Pimblett team can work with you, contact us today on 0845 077 0772. 

 

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