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Work At Height

Overview

Work at height is one of the main causes of injury and fatality in the workplace, and failure to take adequate precautions can present significant risk to an individual's health and safety.

This module explores work at height, associated risks, legal requirements and the steps both employers and employees can take to ensure safe working practices.

Top Tips

  • Thoroughly inspect equipment, before use, periodically and after any incident
  • Ensure you select the correct equipment for the task
  • Put safety measures in place to reduce and mitigate risks