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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Building site accident claims

    The consequences of unsafe scaffolding


    ContentsWhat might happen if the structure turns out to be unsafe?Are you recovering from injuries caused in this way?You only need to walk past a building site or a house that is being painted or having a new roof fitted to see how essential scaffolding is to a variety of building jobs. Scaffolding is typically….

    How to safely use a rubbish chute


    When working on construction projects on high floors of a building, workers need to have a way of getting rid of the large amounts of debris generated without having to manually carry it to the ground. An easy way of doing this is to use a rubbish chute, but because this involves simply throwing debris….

    How to safely use hoists and slings


    When materials need to be moved from one area of a construction site to another, hoists and slings are often used to transport the load. This can be a dangerous process, especially in windy conditions or when using worn equipment. For this reason, there are certain safety procedures which must always be followed when using….

    Scaffolding accidents: Common injuries


    Injuries sustained as the result of scaffolding accidents can vary significantly in severity and type. Here are some of the most common injuries in accidents involving scaffolding. Common injuries from accidents at work Work accidents involving scaffolding may cause a variety of more or less serious injuries. Such injuries may include lacerations caused by wood….

    Avoiding scaffolding, ladder, or trench digging accidents


    Many accidents at work can be avoided by good safety practices, common sense and by taking care. There are things, which can be done for avoiding scaffolding, ladder or trench digging accidents, which are among the most common building site accidents. For example, wearing hard hats and the correct protective clothing, including boots and gloves,….

    Building site accident


    The building and construction industry is a very high risk area of employment, although it accounts for only about 5% of the people employed in the UK, it is still responsible for 10% of reported major injuries. Sometimes these injuries may not pose much of a problem at first, but more often than not they….

    Causes of building site accidents


    The causes of building site accidents are obviously varied, depending on the people and machinery involved, the location and the environment. If you have had an accident on a construction site and it wasn’t your fault, then obviously you will want to make a claim for compensation for the injuries received at the time. You….

    Outcome of building site accidents


    What is the likely outcome of building site accidents if you’re making a claim for compensation? The truth is you’ll never know unless you investigate further, and that’s why here at Accident Advice Helpline, we recommend that you get in touch with us and tell us your story. That way, we’ll be in a better….

    Health and safety to prevent building site accidents


    You would imagine that there is plenty of legislation for health and safety to prevent building site accidents, wouldn’t you? In most cases you would be right. Over the decades the HSE has worked hard to cover all eventualities, that there are laws in place that instruct building companies about health and safety at an….

    Compensation for building site accidents


    Compensation for building site accidents may be readily available if you fit the criteria that is needed to make a claim. Here at Accident Advice Helpline we’re happy to talk you through the process of making a claim for injuries received in a building site accident, so call us today and see what we can….

    Claiming for building site accidents


    Claiming for building site accidents is much easier than you imagine it would be, particularly if you approach us here at Accident Advice Helpline. We’re a law firm that was established in the year 2000, and since then we have helped hundreds of clients, just like you, win compensation for their construction related accidents. Tell….

    The cost of claiming for building site accidents


    The cost of claiming for building site accidents is less than you might think. If you’ve been put off making a claim for compensation after having an accident on a building site, you should talk to us here at Accident Advice Helpline. We like to ensure that everything is manageable and that includes making sure….

    Injury at building site


    Of all the unfortunate accidents that happen to people, suffering an injury at building site locations can be one of the most serious and the most traumatic. There are lots of things about building work which can make it quite dangerous, especially when compared to sedentary office work. If you have sustained an injury at….

    Building site compensation claims


    Whether you are employed on a building site as a foreman or a labourer, you’re probably aware of the many risks that come with your job. Whilst some risks are obviously acceptable and there are steps you can take to stay safe at work, there may be time when you are put at risk of….



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