If you’re thinking of seeking accident at work compensation in Aberystwyth, having suffered a slip, trip or fall accident that caused injury in the workplace, the no-win, no-fee* personal injury claim process we offer here at Accident Advice Helpline can be of great help.
Slip, trip, and fall accidents account for over 33% of injuries
Slips trips and falls are the most common source of injury, not just in the workplace, but at home too. At work they account for over 33% of all serious injuries, and they often lead to other incidents that worsen the risk of injury such as falling into unguarded machinery, or falling into another person and causing them to sustain an injury.
The key to minimising the risk of slip, trip, and fall accidents is through good housekeeping
Good housekeeping is essential for minimising the slip, trip and fall accident incidence rate. Effective measures include:
- Ensuring that walkways are unobstructed
- Making sure that there are no trailing leads or electrical wires
- Ensuring that there is adequate lighting
- Keeping stairways free of obstruction
- Cleaning any spillages quickly
- Cordoning off wet floor areas
- Ensuring floor surfaces are not slippery
- Ensuring floors are properly maintained
- Keeping outside areas free from ice
The HSE’s STEP package
The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has created a tool known as STEP. The acronym STEP stands for “Slips and Trips E-Learning Package”, and it is something that can be accessed via the HSE website. It is a simple way of finding out about slips and trips; how they are caused and what measures you can take to minimise any risk.
Accident at work compensation in Aberystwyth
If you’ve been seriously injured in a slip trip and fall incident at work, and you want to find out more about launching a claim for accident at work compensation in Aberystwyth, you should visit our Accident Advice Helpline website where you will find a wealth of information about all sorts of workplace accidents and injuries.Open Claim Calculator
How to establish how much compensation you could be due
In terms of trying to find out how much compensation you could be awarded for an injury you sustained through no fault of your own, you can make use of the HOW MUCH compensation calculator that you’ll find on our website. All you have to do is to answer 4 simple questions relating to your injury, when and how it was sustained, and you will be given an estimate of the amount of compensation you might expect to win. It will only take approximately 30 seconds of your time.
Follow Dame Esther Rantzen’s recommendation
Accident Advice Helpline also provides an industry-leading customer support service which can be accessed via our helpline. To gain access, all you have to do is call 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile. You’ll find this support service very user-friendly, and can take comfort from the knowledge that it comes highly recommended by Dame Esther Rantzen.