Common accidents at work that can win you compensation.

What accidents can be claimed for? Everyday across the United Kingdom there are accidents at work that can be avoided. Below we look at the most common accidents that can be compensated for. Slips, trips and falls are the most common work related injury and they usually occur due to another person’s negligence. This negligence…

Accident at work – Elbow injury – Teacher trips over inadequate walkway

Accident at work – Elbow injury – Teacher trips over inadequate walkway A teacher at a scholl was walking t oa different class room inbetween lessons. At the school there are walkways for people to move around the school. One of the walkways had been broken and not marked. The teacher tripped over the broken…

Accident at work – Rib injury – Office worker tripping over loose wires

Accident at work – Rib injury – Office worker tripping over loose wires An office worker was on his way out of work when he had an accident at work. The office worker had tripped over wires that were loose from the flooring. As he tripped he hit an adjacent table on the way down…

Accident at work – Shoulder injury – Tripped over object obstructing path

Accident at work – Shoulder injury – Tripped over object obstructing path A construction worker was carrying some equipment to another part of the site. Along a walkway there was an object obstructing the path which he did not see due to carrying the heavy equipment. The object was not there when the worker previously…

Accident at work – Back injury – Fall from ladder at work

Accident at work – Back injury – Fall from ladder at work A scaffolder was climbing up a ladder to build scaffolding higher up the building. The ladder he was currently on suddenly fell back because it was not secured properly by the person who put it there. The claimant then fell from the ladder…

Accident at work – Back injury – Trip down stairs at work

Accident at work – Back injury – Trip down stairs at work An office worker was walking down a flight of stairs where a mattress was placed on the corner of the stairs. The claimant then tripped on the mattress and fell down the stairs. This caused the claimant to suffer a back injury and…