Ladder Fall Compensation

Falls from height are a major safety concern, and often are as a result of falls from scaffolding and ladders. Employers should make sure that all work at height is properly planned, supervised, and carried out by competent people who have received the necessary training, whilst in possession of the right type of equipment for the job.

Falls from height can result in a range of injuries, and even fatalities. Injuries are usually broken limbs, fractured skulls and spinal injuries. It is therefore essential that necessary safety precautions are in place and taken seriously.

In order to minimise the risk of a fall from height, employers should:

  • Reduce the risk of slips by ensuring grip-surfaces where workers will be standing
  • Ensuring safe access – at ground level where possible
  • Assessment of whether a ladder is safe for the job: they should only be used where the risk is minimal and the work will only be a short duration
  • Provision of guardrails, hand rails and where possible, scissor lifts
  • Ensuring scaffolding and ladders and used correctly and erected on level and stable surfaces
  • The provision of Personal Protective Equipment e.g. Safety Harnesses and adequate training in their use

If you, or a loved one, have suffered an injury as a result from a ladder fall at work, we understand that you are going through a difficult and worrying time. We are legal experts in work claims and will work tirelessly to ensure you receive ladder fall compensation to enable you and your family to move forward.

Contact Us for a discussion about your fall from scaffolding or a ladder to explain the claims process to you.

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