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Document ID (ISN)105679
CIS number 06-1047
Year 2005
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG401
Health and Safety Executive
Title The Work at Height Regulations 2005: A brief guide
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2005. 11p. 4 ref.
Abstract This booklet provides guidance for employers, the self-employed and anyone who works at height on how to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005. It describes the scope of the Regulations and when they apply and summarises the responsibilities of duty holders: planning of work, worker training, selection of equipment and protective measures, safety inspections, safety of workers near fragile surfaces, protection against falling objects.
Descriptors (primary) protection against falls from heights; training material; work at height; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falling objects; responsibilities of employers; legislation; safety guides; comment on law; safety checks; replaced
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) OSH training