Do you have a construction site injury? Let the injury lawyers in Wimbledon Common take the strain
Working in the construction industry can be dangerous and unfortunately workers are still at risk of having a serious injury or even fatality, despite the improvements in the health and safety procedures that have been made over the last 20 years..
- Health and safety legislation has meant that the onus of responsibility for employees working on construction sites is firmly with the employer or main contractor. They must ensure that equipment is safe and well maintained and used correctly.
- In addition, it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that all new employees have been inducted into the correct procedures whilst working on site and that training programmes are carried out.
- The employer or main contractor is responsible for ensuring that all employees are fully supervised and given adequate direction, instruction and training in how to use equipment safely and correctly.
- Employees should be consulted on health and safety concerns.
Staying safe whilst working on site
Construction sites can be busy and noisy places which can mean that workers need to be alert and aware of their surroundings at all times to avoid accidents.
- Workers operating machinery at height should have someone on the ground directing them with hand signals to ensure that they aren’t compromising the safety of ground workers.
- As an employee, it is your responsibility to follow instructions that you are given and cooperate with employers and fellow workers
- As an employee, do not remove health and safety equipment or signs which have been placed to comply with health and safety legislation
- Employees should take care and consider their own health and safety and that of their fellow workers in everything that they do, or fail to do.
Claiming for your construction injury using the services of injury lawyers Wimbledon Common
If you, or a fellow worker, have been injured as the result of a construction related accident that wasn’t your fault within the last 3 years’, then you may be legally entitled to make a compensation claim.
Accident Advice Helpline provide a 24 hour, 7 day a week telephone helpline service to answer any queries and provide no obligation advice about using their injury lawyers Wimbledon Common.
To find out quickly if you are able to make a legal claim for compensation, why not try their unique 30 second online test? Within seconds, you can establish your eligibility to claim using their injury lawyers in Wimbledon Common, and it will give you some indication of the amount you might receive.
If you decide to proceed with making a claim using the injury lawyers in Wimbledon Common, then they will process the claim on your behalf on a 100% no win no fee.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.