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Last edited 05 Mar 2021
Personal fall protection system
The Work at Height Regulations 2005 define a ‘personal fall protection system’ as:
- (a) a fall prevention, work restraint, work positioning, fall arrest or rescue system, other than a system in which the only safeguards are collective safeguards; or
- (b) rope access and positioning techniques.
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