|Document ID (ISN)||100140|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Food Information Sheet No.30
Health and Safety Executive
||Preventing falls from height in the food and drink industries
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, July 2001. 4p. 11 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/fis30.pdf [in English]
||There are approximately 750 accidents involving falls from heights reported each year in the food and drink industry in the United Kingdom. This information sheet provides guidance on preventing falls from heights in these industries. It analyses where the falls occur, why they occur and how they can be prevented. Summaries of 14 actual fall accidents are provided, including the subsequent corrective measures that were undertaken.
||United Kingdom; beverage industry; falls from heights; food industry
||protection against falls from heights; safety guides; data sheet; case study
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Food, beverage and tobacco industries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Falls from heights