At Hawkins, we have the experience and expertise to consider and analyse each of the factors that contribute to a personal injury incident. Our services include pre-loss risk management to identify potential risks, forensic investigation following an incident, through to post-loss advice to reduce the risk of recurrence and improve processes.
With our team’s diverse experience and skill-set, we can cover the full spectrum of possible accident scenarios, from slips & trips, falls from height to hand-arm vibration syndrome.
Construction continues to be the most dangerous industry in the UK, with one worker being killed and 300 seriously injured on UK construction sites every week in 2020/21. This is despite concerted efforts to tighten regulations
Falls from Height
Data from the Health and Safety Executive shows that falls from height were responsible for approximately 25% of the work-related fatalities across 2020 and 2021, and that incidents involving falls from height were the most
Many lifting operations are completed on a daily basis without any incident. However, some incidents occur as a result of an unsuccessful lifting operation and the repercussions could involve personal injuries or fatalities,
According to the HSE manual handling is defined as “transporting or supporting a load by hand or bodily force”. It is a common risk present in multiple industries and workplaces including constructions sites, warehouses,
Noise & Vibration Injuries
While the field of acoustics and vibration engineering might seem a narrow one, the number of issues that might arise as a result of failing to consider it is large. Our experts offer both general consulting services as well as
Slips & Trips
Even cursory scrutiny of published accident statistics will show that slips, trips and falls are responsible for more workplace injuries than any other accident type, with tens of thousands of pedestrian falls reported to HSE in
Hawkins is an industry leader with proven expertise and practical experience, married with a real awareness of our clients’ needs.
- 24/7 availability
- Early site visit
- Prompt reporting
- A specialist team of forensic engineers and scientists
- Proven expertise and practical experience together with a rigorous peer review system
Breadth & Depth
- Over 100 impartial experts across an international network of offices
- Over 50 different areas of specialism
- A range of services to suit your needs
- Combining successful outcomes with cost sensitivity
“Clients come back to Hawkins because of our honesty and integrity. Our subject matter experts have sound technical knowledge and expertise, married with a real commercial awareness of what our clients need. Hawkins provides a rapid response, giving quick accurate advice and communication of the evidence in a way our clients can act upon.”
Dr Andrew Prickett, Managing Director, Hawkins