Last edited 30 Apr 2020

Work at height

The Work at Height Regulations (2005) define work at height as:

where, if measures required by the regulations were not taken, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury.

In February 2019, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Working at Height published Staying Alive: Preventing Serious Injury and Fatalities while Working at Height calling for a more robust system of reporting workplace falls, overseen by an independent body and with financial penalties for breaches.

In November 2019, the Access Industry Forum published Safety Steps, working at height guidance.

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