Types of accidents on construction sites
Construction sites are one of the most dangerous work place environments with a variety of risks and plenty of accidents just waiting to happen. Accidents can happen through handling hazardous material or dangerous equipment, working at extreme heights, standing on unstable fixtures and without safety rails.
With all of the different machinery, processes, tools and materials you find in use on construction sites it is little wonder than accidents can and do happen. The construction industry in the UK today is virtually unrecognisable from what is was even just a few years ago, long gone are the days where you would see construction workers walking around sites with no protective equipment on show and instead hard hats, ear defenders, steel capped boots and eye goggles are now very much the norm. While such changes may not be universally welcomed by all, with the veterans of the industry mumbling that Health and Safety has gone mad and they cannot do their jobs as quickly as they used to, few can argue that accidents have reduced significantly.
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Worried about claiming against your employer?
It is the responsibility of all construction firms to make sure that all safety procedures are regularly updated and precautionary measures are in place to prevent accidents. If you are injured as a result of negligence then they have not provided adequate duty of care. You shouldn’t worry about taking action against your place of work, they will be covered by insurance and by making a claim you could help reduce the risk of similar accidents happening in the future.
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