If you work in the construction industry in New York, you may find yourself using scaffolding to complete a variety of jobs. While the use of scaffolding can improve efficiency and help you maintain a high level of safety, this isn’t always the case.
There are a variety of mistakes that can result in a scaffolding accident, including the following:
What to do after a scaffolding accident
If you’re injured in a scaffolding accident, there’s no time to waste. Here are the steps you should take:
By taking these steps, you improve your chance of making a full recovery from all your injuries.
Once you understand your injuries and prognosis, talk to your doctor about when you can return to work. Depending on your injuries, you may not be able to do so in the near future. This should lead to a conversation with your employer, as well as filing for workers’ compensation benefits.
By receiving these benefits, you’ll have financial peace of mind as you recover from your injuries.
Visit our website for more information on all types of personal injury accidents and how to protect your legal rights.
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