Your employer has a legal duty to make sure that while you are at work that you do not come to any harm and there are rules and regulations they must follow, in order to make this happen. If they fail in their duty and you suffer an accident at work, through no fault of your own, then you may want to make a Basingstoke and Deane accident at work claim against your boss, using Accident Advice Helpline to help you.
If your accident at work involves a slip, trip or a fall then the consequences of this accident be dire, and you could be seriously injured. If you find yourself in this situation, then call Accident Advice Helpline and we will discuss with you how to make an accident at work claim for compensation.
Slips, trips and falls are a common cause for a Basingstoke and Deane accident at work claim
In the UK, one of the most common accidents to happen is slips, trips, or falls, not just in the work place but in many other situations as well. In fact every day many thousands of these types of accidents happen and although lots of them create minor injuries such as a few cuts and bruises, some of them result in very serious injuries and even deaths.
The causes of slip, trip and fall accidents, and a Basingstoke and Deane accident at work claim
Just some of the slip, trip and fall accidents that take place at work are:
- Wet flooring with no warning signs
- Loose carpets
- Obstacles that should not be there
- Unlit stairs
- No safety guards at height
- Safety harnesses failing
- Stairs with no handrails
- Spillages that have not been cleared up
- Trailing wires
These are just some of the causes of slip, trips and falls in the workplace, and depending how someone falls, the resulting injuries could be life threatening.
Never underestimate how serious your injuries could be from a slip, trip or fall accident, victims often sustain:
- Brain and head injuries
- Facial injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Back and spine injuries
- Fatal injuries
You may be entitled to make a personal injury claim, if you suffer any one of these injuries from an accident at work and you should contact Accident Advice Helpline when you want to claim your compensation.
Using Accident Advice Helpline
Accident Advice Helpline are here to help as we have helped many thousands of other claimants in the past, made sure they have had the personal injury compensation they were entitled to.
We work on a no-win, no-fee basis, so you will not have to find any money to start your claim, or if your claim is lost.
Call us now on 0800 689 0500 0r 0333 500 0993 you will find friendly professional advisors, there to give you free advice and help you all they can. Your chat with them will be free of any obligation or pressure, it is up to you to decide if you want to make a personal injury claim.
Date Published: 1st September 2014