Being involved in an accident is never a pleasant experience. If this accident was not your own fault but the fault another and you are the one left with injuries then it makes the whole experience even more unpleasant and even worse!
However things can get better, thank to the no win no fee* in Robertsbridge team at Accident Advice Helpline you can make an accident compensation claim and receive cash compensation for the injuries that you have been forced to suffer. Best of all this will all be done on a no win no fee* basis.
No win no fee* in Robertsbridge
The No win no fee* in Robertsbridge team at Accident Advice Helpline sees all kinds of accident compensation claims. A common one is slips, trips and falls accident compensation claims. Have you suffered a slip, trip or fall that has left you with injuries? Well you are certainly not alone.
What causes slips, trips, and falls?
Slips can occur when floors or other working surfaces become slippery due to wet or oily processes, floor cleaning, leaks, or from materials and debris left in walkways. Trips can occur due to uneven floor or working surfaces, protruding nails and boards, from stretched carpet or bunched floor mats intended to prevent slipping, from holes or depressions in working surfaces and from step-risers on stairs that are not uniform in height. Both slips and trips can result in falls. In addition, falls can occur when ladders are not maintained properly, and when stairways and elevated working surfaces are not designed properly.
What types of injuries can occur?
According to OSHA, slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents and result in back injuries, strains and sprains, contusions, and fractures. Additionally, they cause 15 percent of all accidental deaths and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. What can employers and employees do to prevent slips, trips and falls in.
What can we do to prevent slips, trips and falls in the workplace?
- Where there are wet or oily processes, maintain drainage and provide false floors, platforms, non slip mats or floor surfaces, or other dry standing places where practicable.
- Use no-skid waxes and surfaces coated with grit to create nonslip surfaces in slippery areas such as toilet and shower areas.
- Use slip-resistant footwear. Clean up floors and working surfaces promptly and frequently when they become
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.
Date Published: 22nd February 2014