If you work in the construction industry you should be well aware that you need Public Liability Insurance in place to protect you, should a member of the public suffer an injury on site. But what about injury to employees and subcontractors? Depending on the set-up of your construction business, the status of your subcontractors can be a confusing topic.
Latest analysis from construction union UCATT, points to construction as the most dangerous industry in the UK. The total number of construction workers that suffered fatal injuries at work reached 42 in 2013/2014, up from 39 the year before. And construction fatalities represented 32% of all workplace deaths in 2013/2014, up 6% from 2012/2013.