Accident Advice Helpline, the no win, no fee* in Cheshunt accident injury claim specialists are experts at dealing with injury claims for falls from height. Its one of the accident types that is responsible for some of the more severe injuries, many of which are debilitating, sometimes fatal.
Fall from height scenarios
Falls from a height happen in many scenarios; in the home when someone is working on a roof, or up a step ladder; in the workplace, and in the leisure sector too, or in the gym when using climbing apparatus, or when out and about hill-walking or rock climbing.
An employer’s duty of care
According to statistics from the HSE website, which reports on accidents and injuries in the workplace, in 2008/9, there were 7065 injuries which caused accident victims to be off work for more than three days; 4654 major accidents, and 35 fatalities. This category of accident remains the most common in the workplace, and employees have a duty of care to those at risk to ensure that they are fully and correctly trained, and that the appropriate PPE is issued.
Common causes of falls from
Some of the common tasks that involve working at height, both in the workplace and in the home include:
- Cleaning gutters
- Cleaning and maintaining fascia boards
- Roof repairs
- Cleaning windows
- Installing signs and displays
- Unloading vehicles
- Shelf stacking
The Health and Safety Executive has issued guidelines by way of the Work at Height Regulations 2005, in an effort to reduce the number of “fall from height” related accidents and injuries. They have also developed WAIT, the Work at Height Access and Information Toolkit.
Accident Advice Helpline can help you with a no win no fee* in Cheshunt claim
If you’ve suffered an injury through a fall from a height, and the cause of the incident was the fault of a third party, then you are legally entitled to financial compensation. Accident Advice Helpline, the no win, no fee* in Cheshunt fall from height accident injury specialists, can help you to formulate and launch your personal injury claim.
How much compensation are you due?
To find out how much compensation you may be due if your no win no fee* in Cheshunt claim is successful, use the HOW MUCH calculator you’ll find on the homepage of our website. It will take only 30 seconds of your time. As part of our ‘no win, no fee*’ policy, it is available to anybody, and free to use.
Our ‘no win, no fee*’ promise
Accident Advice Helpline has been helping people to claim financial compensation for over 13 years. We’re one of the nation’s favourite injury claim law firms. Esther Rantzen, one of our staunchest supporters, says, “If you call Accident Advice Helpline, I promise you will receive free advice, and that no money is required to make a claim, also that ‘no win, no fee*’ means just that.
For help and advice, call our free 24/7 helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: 27th January 2014
Author: David Brown