Safe Rules for Working at Height
Working at height is risky - that’s why the health and safety legislation surrounding work at height is so stringent here in the UK. Despite rigorous health and safety rules, though, a fall form height remains the most common cause of death in the workplace. When you’re planning to carry out work at height, here are the rules you should follow to keep yourself safe.[…]
Organising and Planning Work at Height – Creating a Safe Existing Place of Work
Working at height is always a risky undertaking and, as we pointed out recently, the hierarchy of control is a vital issue when it comes to planning work at height. Using an existing safe place of work is a legal requirement when it comes to planning work at height and it’s up to the employer or duty holder to ensure that this safe place exists.