Slips, Trips and Falls

At Work

Slips, trips and Falls at work

Slips, trips and falls at work

If you have been injured as a result of a fall at work, you may be entitled to compensation.

All employers have an obligation to manage the risk of slips, trips and falls in their industry. These responsibilities include:

  • Managing the risks of a fall, from one level to another, where injury is likely
  • Ensuring all work is carried out on the ground or on a solid construction. Where this is not possible your employer must provide adequate protection to reduce the risk of falls.
  • This may include providing edge protection.

The obligations on the workplace health and safety legislation aim to ensure that each hazard that may result in a fall is identified, assessed, and has control measures implemented to prevent or reduce the exposure to risk.

What compensation can I claim?

Depending on the severity of your injury, you may be able to claim the following compensation:

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Loss of income
  • Compensation for Pain and suffering.

If you have been injured as a result of a fall at work, it is important to seek legal advice. Zaparas Lawyers Queensland are experts in pursuing claims for workers who have been injured as a result of a fall at work.
Our lawyers in Brisbane, Upper Coomera and Queensland can help advise you on your claim on a no win no charge basis. This means that, if we don’t win your case, you don’t have to pay legal fees.

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