No one who turns up to work expects to be injured while they’re there. Some jobs are naturally more dangerous, such as construction jobs. If your injury was not your fault, then find out from Accident Advice Helpline if you can make a claim for construction site accidents in Waltham Forest.
Construction jobs usually involve heavy loads and working with heavy machinery. Measures should always be taken to make sure the site is as safe as possible, but injuries could still happen.
Injuries caused working in construction
- Hard hats should be worn as tools or other objects could fall from a height.
- Use of pneumatic drills or other heavy machinery could cause vibration white finger if they are used for long periods of time.
- Lifting a heavy load should be done properly to reduce the risk of back or shoulder injury.
- Hi visibility jackets should be used in areas where vehicles are working.
- Scaffolding should always be safely secured to prevent collapse.
Call Accident Advice Helpline if you were not to blame
If someone else’s actions caused your accident, you might be able to make a compensation claim. If you can, get witnesses to confirm that you were not at fault, or take photographs as well.
The deadline for starting a claim is three years, so make sure you speak to us within that time. Injuries can sometimes be more serious than they look, so it’s always a good idea to have your injuries properly assessed and treated by a medical practitioner.
Claims for construction site accidents in Waltham Forest are easier with a specialist
Using Accident Advice Helpline will make sure that your claim gets the best service and the best result. With over fifteen years experience behind us, our solicitors are legal experts. They all work on no win, no fee* as well, so we will start work on your claim without you having to make payment first.
Our friendly advisors are all trained to handle your call with respect and offer advice which is relevant to your claim. They can also start your claim over the phone if you want to go ahead with one.
So speak to us now to find out if you are eligible to claim compensation for construction site accidents in Waltham Forest. You can contact us on 0800 689 0500, or if you’re calling from a mobile it’s 0333 500 0993, and calls are free. If you use Accident Advice Helpline we will make sure your claim receives the best service.
Date Published: 12th July 2015
Author: David Brown