Category Archives: Construction Site Accident Claims

Accident at work leaves man with life changing injuries

Hampshire based firm, Tunnel Tech Limited, has been fined after a man was left with life changing injuries following an accident at work. Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court heard how the man was injured whilst dismantling polytunnel structures and the bulkhead fell on him. The man suffered life changing injuries as a result of the accident at […]

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Injury statistics highlight dangers in the workplace

Havant personal injury solicitor, Vicki Wright, highlights recently published figures showing that whilst Britain continues to be one of the safest places to work in Europe,  there are still too many accidents or problems relating to ill-health within our workplace. Figures recently released by the Health & Safety Executive identify that around 28.2 million days […]

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Construction firms fined after workers hurt in scaffold collapse

Portsmouth Personal Injury Solicitor, Vicki Wright, reports on an accident that resulted in two bricklayers suffering injuries after falling from unsafe scaffolding. The two men had just started to work on the scaffold platform, some 6 metres from the ground and which had already been loaded with materials, when it collapsed and they fell to […]

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Southampton worker’s hand crushed by printer roller

Newsquest Media has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after an employee’s hand was caught and crushed in a rotating printer roller. Southampton Magistrates’ Court heard that the employee and his colleagues had been having problems with paper breaking and wrapping itself around ink rollers. The 49 year old from Southampton attempted to […]

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Two men injured at work when archway collapses

Two men were injured at work when a brick archway weighing two tonnes collapsed on them during a major refurbishment project Both men are joiners, and they were shoring up the arch after it became unstable during the removal of some masonry on one of the support pillars. One man suffered a fractured foot and […]

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Surrey firm fined for fall from height

A Surrey carpentry firm has been fined for safety failings after a fall from height accident resulted in a man sustaining a fractured skull. The man, who does not want to be named, fell through a roof light on a construction site in Cobham. Fall from height injuries He suffered soft tissue damage to his […]

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Construction Site accident sees worker sustain life threatening injuries

A plumber suffered life threatening injuries as a result of a construction site accident. The 64 year old man was working on a construction site when he fell three metres whilst working on the refurbishment of an accommodation block at an outdoor activities centre in Carmarthenshire. He lost consciousness and sustained a bleed on his […]

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Construction site accident leads to life changing injuries for worker

Two construction companies have been prosecuted after a construction site accident sees a worker sustain life changing injuries after falling more than six metres. The contract worker, Ian Howells, and a colleague were attempting to move a heavy floor grinder on the fifth floor plant room undergoing construction at Edgbaston cricket ground when he stepped […]

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