Supermarket trolley, Slips and Trips

Slips and Trips in Shops and How To Avoid Them?

What is Occupier’s Liability?

Our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side will help you with your slips and trips claims. It is the occupier’s responsibility to look after a building or land and make sure that they are kept to a reasonably safe standard, they owe a duty of care to anyone visiting. If there are any dangers in the building or land, the owner needs to clearly outline them. Supermarkets must stick to the appropriate health and safety guidelines to keep everyone safe in the store and avoid slips and trips. If you have been hurt on someone else’s property we advise that you contact Solicitors On Your Side as our experienced solicitors will help you will your claim.

Most common types of accidents in shops

The managers and owners need to be able to control internal and externals factors to lower the risk of accidents. Things such as spillages and leaks can be very serious slip risks and need to be handled quickly, displaying any necessary warning signs. Shelving and displays can also pose a risk of falling. Correct health and safety measures must be kept in place to ensure the safety of others.

How to avoid slips and trips in shops?

There’s a range of things that owners and employers can do to avoid accidents like slips and trips in supermarkets happening. With slips and trips being the most frequent type of accident in shops, it is essential to reduce the chances of them happening, it is also important to warn customers and workers of any hazards.

There is a range of things that can be done to avoid hazards, including:

  • Wipe any wet floors and display wet floor signs to avoid slips and trips.
  • Avoid placing anything on the floors that could be tripped over.
  • Wires should always be hidden.
  • Shelving should be secured and regularly checked.
  • Decorations should be secured and regularly checked.
  • Electrical equipment should be checked regularly.

What should I do if I’ve had an accident in a supermarket or shop, that wasn’t my fault?

If you’ve had an accident that wasn’t your fault, we highly recommend that you contact Solicitors On Your Side now, no matter whether the accident was big or small we know that the consequences can be severe. The consequences can have both mental and physical implications and you may be eligible for compensation if you have had an accident in a supermarket or shop. Make sure to contact one of our solicitors now and we can use our extensive knowledge to help you with your case to increase the chances of you getting the highest compensation possible.

How can I make an Occupier’s Liability negligence claim?

If you have been hurt on a property or land without fault of your own, contact Solicitors On Your Side now to talk to our solicitors about your claim. Our solicitors try to make the process as quick and as stress-free as possible. With 95% of the claims completed within 9 months.

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Contact Solicitors On Your Side now and we can help you make a successful claim. We offer free advice, and 99% of the time we handle cases on a no win no fee basis, with no worries about any hidden fees.

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