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There are not many crane accidents that happen here in the UK, which is a good thing but on average, it is thought that there is approximately 1 fatality per year. Having said this, there are quite a lot of serious injuries as a result of these types of accidents.

If you or somebody you know has had an accident of this type then there is a strong chance you may be eligible for compensation. Complete our short form above and someone will be in touch very soon to discuss your case. We work on a No Win No Fee basis and will get you maximum compensation for your injuries.

Causes of crane accidents

Cranes are used to mobilise heavy goods and materials and can most commonly be found on construction sites, although they are often used in the military, on oil rigs and in other environments.

What are the usual reasons for these types of accident:

Ways to prevent crane accidents

There are obviously strict guidelines set out by the HSE regarding the safe conduct of a crane. Generally, there should be a risk assessment briefed to all employees working in the vicinity of the crane. There also needs to be periodic risk assessments as construction progresses.

Regular inspection of the crane and its equipment should be assessed on going throughout the build.

There should be full use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as hard hats and high visibility clothing worn by everyone on site.

Russell Worth’s take on crane accident claims

We are a law society accredited personal injury claims company with experience in this field since 1997. We pride ourselves on customer care and getting you, the injured party, the maximum compensation in the shortest time possible. If you would like to speak to a claims handler about your personal injury claim then feel free to do so. Call us on 0800 028 2060 and we will happily help.

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If you have been injured and would like a free Claim Assessment so that you can discover your rights, please call us now on 0800 028 2060 or complete our Online Claim Assessment.

 

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