Falls From a Height Claims & Compensation

We have been helping individuals with their falls from a height claims for over 50 years. Our solicitors are experts in their field and understand the dangers of working at height. Let us guide you through the entire personal injury process. 

Get the advice you deserve from the highest rated personal injury law firm in Northern Ireland. Contact us for a free consultation with a qualified solicitor on claiming for compensation for a fall from height at work.

Falls From Height Solicitors

A fall from a height is amongst the most common cause of injury in the workplace. Often the force of the fall can leave the injured employee with serious and debilitating injuries such as broken bones, serious bruising and soft tissue damage.

Your employer has a duty to ensure your work environment is safe. This duty is set out in The Work at Height Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 which says your employer assess all risks. They need to plan, select the appropriate work equipment for your task, and ensure that everyone is properly trained and supervised. 

Your employer is required to implement measures that minimise the risk of a fall and risk of injury. Protective measures should be implemented by your employer to ensure that work was not carried out at height unless it was required. It is important that ladders and step ladders are used if there is low risk and only for short durations. Your employer should ensure that the work surfaces and lighting is suitable for the task being carried out. All obstructions and spillages should be removed or cleaned. They should also ensure there is no danger of you being struck by falling objects.

Our solicitors will investigate whether your employer failed to meet the high standards required of them. If you’ve been injured, reach out to our falls from height solicitors today.

Common Causes Of Fall From Height

Most falls from height occur when an individual falls from scaffolding on a building site or from a ladder in a storeroom or warehouse. Common professions that are associated with falls from high include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Roofers
  • Scaffolders
  • Window cleaners and installers
  • Warehouse and supermarket workers

Can I claim for my working at height injury?

It is likely that you will be able to claim for your working at a height injury if the accident wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the last 3 years. If you have any questions about the personal injury claims process, contact our solicitors on 0800 020 9311 or visit our offices in Belfast and Carrickfergus.

How much is my Falls From a Height claim worth?

It is likely that you will be able to claim for your working at a height injury if the accident wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the last 3 years. If you have any questions about the personal injury claims process, contact our solicitors on 0800 020 9311 or visit our offices in Belfast and Carrickfergus.

Contact the Best Working at Height Solicitors in Northern Ireland

Paschal O’Hare Solicitors have an impressive record of success in delivering the deserved compensation for working at height claims. We aim to deliver the appropriate amount of compensation for the pain & suffering caused by the accident. We can also help clients recover loss of earnings, receive specialist treatment and much more if the injuries were serious.

If you’ve been involved in an accident, get in touch with the best working at height solicitors in Northern Ireland. 

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