Mobile towers can be enormously useful on construction sites and in other situations as well. The idea is that the tower can be erected in just the place where it is needed most. This will enable those who are working there to be able to do so in safety, while being able to reach up to higher levels.
The most important thing of all is to make sure the people working on the tower are able to do so in safety. Someone with experience and qualifications should erect the tower and make sure it is on a stable surface. If it is uneven or unstable, the odds of an accident happening become far more likely.
Can accidents resulting in mobile tower injury compensation be prevented?
They can certainly be prevented in the majority of cases, yes. Health and safety on building sites and other construction sites is generally very high and of excellent quality. However if the management of the site is negligent in some way, those working there could end up being hurt through no fault of their own.
For instance, if the tower is unstable, someone working on it could suffer a fall from height. Similarly, even if they do not fall, some of the tools or items resting on the tower platforms could slide off and hit someone walking below. In either situation, one or more people could end up with nasty injuries that could prevent them from working or doing things they have previously taken for granted.
What should you do?
Clearly the first priority will be to get medical attention if you have been injured – or if someone else has been hurt – in an accident like this. A call to Accident Advice Helpline regarding the likelihood of getting mobile tower injury compensation can come later. You have three years in which to make such a call.
The good news is that when you do call Accident Advice Helpline, you have access to a team that has 15 years’ experience of dealing with all kinds of compensation claims. If you can call on 0800 689 0500 as soon as you can, you can find out whether you have an opportunity to get any compensation for what happened to you. We have experienced lawyers who have already claimed compensation on behalf of their clients. Perhaps they can help you with your claim?
Date Published: October 25, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead