This information sheet explains how to prevent falls, not just mitigate the effects once a fall occurs. It also explains how to select suitable fall protection equipment where the risk cannot be adequately controlled.
Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people’s health at risk. So the law requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health.
This leaflet is mainly aimed at employers who are responsible for the use of fall arrest equipment incorporating energy-absorbing lanyards made from webbing. It gives generic advice on inspection regimes for this equipment.
The following section provides advice for users of ladders and access scaffolds.
Most falls to window cleaners involve the use of portable ladders.
In recent years many window cleaners have adopted the use of waterfed pole systems that facilitate the cleaning of windows up to 60ft/20mtrs high from ground level.
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