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.

Reveal the remainder of this article »

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. 


Contact us now...
Make a claim with our online accident claim form
Free claim calculator
accident claims
injury claims
Call us 24/7 on 0800 970 2907

Article archive

November 2015 August 2015 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 April 2013 February 2013 January 2013 November 2012 September 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 November 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 April 2010