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Document ID (ISN)108554
CIS number 08-1204
Year 2008
Convention or series no. HSE Agriculture information sheet No.12 (rev1)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Safe working on glasshouse roofs: Advice for growers
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Feb. 2008. 4p.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This information note describes the hazards associated with working on glasshouse roofs. It outlines the precautions to be taken before accessing and working on glasshouse roofs, as well as the selection, training and supervision of staff working on such roofs. Advice is also given on appropriate clothing and responsibilities towards contractors. It specifically refers to responsibilities under the Work at Height Regulations 2005. Replaces CIS 95-337.
Descriptors (primary) glass; United Kingdom; falls from heights; horticulture; work on roofs
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; access to workplaces; data sheet; safe working methods; subcontractors; ladders
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Falls from heights