Llanrhystud is a middle- sized seaside village in the county of Ceredigion, Wales. It is named after the early Christian Welsh Saint Rhystud. Not much building going on there at the moment, so not many building sites.
There are loads nationwide though, and that means lots of workers at risk of injury and the need to use an injury claims lawyer in Llanrhystud.
Health and safety on a building site to try to avoid the use of an injury claims lawyer in Llanrhystud
All employers have a legal duty to protect their employee’s health and safety, but because of the nature of the work on a building site, accidents happen, injuries occur and victims use an injury lawyer in Llanrhystud. Construction sites can be extremely dangerous places to work, even though over the last 20 years , health and safety has been tightened up in the construction industry.
HSE information suggests that well over 2 million people work on construction sites, making it the biggest industry in the country. Many workers have lost their lives on construction sites, and many workers have been seriously injured. Hopefully, at least some of them had the sense to use an injury lawyer in Llanrhystud to claim compensation, it’s theirs by right.
Any accident that happens on a building site, where it was not your fault, but you were injured, means: you need to use an injury lawyer in Llanrhystud
Many different types of accidents happen, some of them because:
- Insufficient or no safety briefings
- Falls through weak floors and roofs
- Falling objects and materials
- Electrical faults
- Collapsing trenches and foundations
- Accidents with power tools
- Faulty lifts and hoists
- Scaffolding accidents
- Movement of internal construction site traffic
- Falling from ladders
- Safety harness failure
There is protective clothing you can wear to help reduce the risk of a serious injury
There is lots of protective clothing on the market for construction site workers. These will hopefully make any injury you may sustain, a bit less severe. Unfortunately there are also lots of fake products. Always buy good quality protection from a reputable company to be certain it will do the job it is supposed to. Some of the items that might help are:
- Hard hats
- Ear guards
- Safety boots
- High-vis jackets
- Dust masks
- Safety gloves
- Ear protectors
We will help you build your case
You should let Accident Advice Helpline handle your claim. We are experienced in all types of claims and over the last 16 years’ plus have helped many thousand of claimants get the compensation they deserved. Among them, there has been many construction site workers.
Our in-house injury claims lawyer in Llanrhystud will find the responsible party from the minefield of workers on the site. They will process your claim quickly and efficiently ensuring that you get the maximum amount for all factors of your claim.
Call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 033 500 0993 (mobile) and speak to a friendly adviser. They are there to help and will guide you through the required processes of making you claim with an in-house injury claims lawyer in Llanrhystud, or try our 30-second test for a quick estimate of the amount you may receive.
Date Published: 4th October 2013
Author: David Brown