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 40 workers in Britain in 2018/19 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
- Hierarchy of controls
- Working platforms
- Safety inspections
- Tower scaffolds
- Ladders and stepladders
- Falls from vehicles.