Forklift Truck Accident Claims & Injury Compensation
According to Health and Safety Executive reports, forklift trucks are the most common cause of workplace transport accidents in UK, accounting for 24% of such accidents. In general, the larger the vehicle, the higher the chance that severe injuries would result from an accident.
Driving a fork lift truck is a high-risk task which requires sector-specific skills, supervision and the right amount of training.
Types of Forklift Truck Accidents
The main circumstances of forklift trucks accidents might include any of the following:
- Forklift truck collisions with passers, objects or other vehicles
- Loads falling off a forklift onto passer
- Forklifts pinning someone between the truck and the floor or wall
- The forklift truck itself landing on a worker or a pedestrian.