Working at Height guide
Our 20-page guide explains the key steps to take to prevent falls from height at work.
Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of fatalities and serious injuries in the workplace, resulting in the deaths of 25 workers in Britain in 2016/17 alone. As a result, UK employers have strict duties under health and safety law to prevent anyone at work falling a distance that could injure them.
This 20-page guide will explain what your organisation can do to avoid worker falls from height. The range of topics covered includes:
- What the law says on falls from height
- General precautions
- A guide to roof work
- Working platforms
- Safety inspections
- Ladders and stepladders
- Tanks and pits.