Technical guide to the selection and use of fall prevention and arrest equipment

The following report was prepared by Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and describes a study on fall prevention and arrest equipment. The risk of a fall must, wherever possible, be designed out. If this is not possible, the above hierarchy must be followed…

THE USE AND CONTROL OF PORTABLE LADDERS – University of Birmingham

This document sets out the University Health and Safety Policy with regard to the use and control of portable ladders. It has been approved by the Safety Executive Committee, in consultation with the Joint Safety Advisory Committee, and it will be subject to review. Accidents may happen because ordinary and extension ladders, step-ladders and trestles…