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Slip and Falls at WorkBy Pyle Law, November 30 2020 6:37 pm
Slip and fall accidents are common in the workplace, and they often lead to serious injuries. Construction workers are the most vulnerable to slip and falls, but even teachers and office workers are at risk.
Slip and fall accidents are often caused by poorly maintained and kept walkways and elevated work surfaces on the job. These accidents are common and have the potential to be serious, and resulting injuries can leave you off the job for a considerable amount of time. If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident at work, it’s time to consult with an experienced Kansas workers’ compensation attorney.
The National Safety Council shares statistics (based on data from 2016) that make it clear exactly how serious slip and falls on the job can be:
Consider the following breakdowns related to slip and falls (same level and from a higher level) for various industries:
Slip and fall accidents happen, and they are often quite serious.
NSC shares that slip and falls are 100 percent preventable, and in their Safety+Health publication, they provide the following tips for helping to prevent them on the job:
Slip and fall accidents on the job are both more dangerous and more common than most people realize. If a slip and fall leaves you injured at work, the dedicated workers’ compensation attorneys at Pyle Law in Kansas have the experience, resources, and drive to help you fully recover for your losses. Your case is important, so please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 620-374-9299 to learn more today.