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Building Site Hazards

Building sites can be dangerous places for workers and the employer holds sole responsibility for making safety arrangements for workers, visitors and contractors. Building site hazards can be of many types such as erroneous power tools, falling construction material, defective scaffolding and electrical defaults. Building site hazards can cause serious problems for workers such as welding accidents, crane accidents, burn injuries, explosions, chemical burns, construction debris injury, electrical injuries, forklift accidents, defective safety harness, slip, trip and fall at the building site.

The most common types of building site hazards includes asbestos related diseases which incurs when the workers gets exposed to harmful elements such as asbestos at the building site. Employees can also face skin troubles and breathing problems after inhaling the cement containing elements of chromium. Workers, who have met with an accident at the building site without their fault, can sue the negligent employer for proper personal injury compensation. There are strict federal laws that states that the employer must follow and carry out frequent risk assessment at the building site so as to avoid construction site injuries for workers.

Federal laws made for prevention of building site hazards must be adhered to by the employers and by not following it employers will be charged for contempt of court. In order to get compensation in personal injury claims, victim or the family of the victim must prove that the injury is caused by the negligence of the contractor. It is advisable to appoint a personal injury solicitor who can assist in gathering evidences against the negligent construction contractor. Victim can appoint a no win no-fee solicitor in case they are unable to afford legal cost of personal injury compensation claim.

Victim can take free, reliable and friendly legal assistance from the online compensation providers dedicated to support innocent victims of building site hazards. Victim or the family of the victim is required to fill an online form of the compensation websites so as to know their claim worth. In the online form, applicants have to fill up details such as place of injury, name, email id, phone number, medical expenses and injuries incurred in last three years. The customer care officials of the compensation websites will call back the applicants so as to tell them their claim worth. Victim or the families of the victim can dial up the toll free number of the compensation websites for building site compensation claim FAQ.

Mrs B was crossing a pedestrian crossing pushing her grandson in a baby buggy when she was knocked to the ground by a car driven by the defendant. The accident caused a complex fracture to her right foot.   Liability was denied as both parties claimed the lights were in their favour. At trial Cooks were successful in proving Mrs B’s case and she was awarded £90,000.00.
"I would like to thank you and all your staff for your courtesy and professionalism in what has been a very distressing time for us all..."
Mrs B from London