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OC 200/31: Appendix 9

The main body of OC 200/31

APPENDIX 9 GUIDANCE ON INSPECTIONS OF WORK EQUIPMENT AND CHECKS ON EXISTING PLACES OF WORK AT HEIGHT (Reg 12 & 13)

  Wahr
reg.12(2)
inspection after
installation or
assembly in
any position
Wahr
reg.12(3)(a)
inspection at
suitable
intervals
Wahr
reg.12(3)(b)
inspection after exceptional circ.
which are liable to jeopardise
safety of work
equipment
Wahr
reg.12(4)
inspect working platforms used in construction within the previous 7 days
Wahr
reg.13
check existing places of work at height on each occasion before use
Loler
reg.9
thorough examination
(if work equipment is subject to loler)
The surface and every parapet, permanent rail of every existing place of work at height including non work equipment working platforms
(Schedule 1)
        P  
Guard rail, toe board, barrier and similar means of collective protection
(Schedule 2)
P P P      
Scaffolding and working platforms used for construction work (Schedule 3) P   P P   P
All other work equipment working platforms (Schedule 3) P P P     P
Collective safeguards for arresting falls including nets, airbags and landing mats (Schedule 4) P P P      
Personal fall protection systems including, personal fall prevention, work restraint, rope access, work positioning, fall arrest and rescue systems
(Schedule 5)
P P P     P
Ladders
(Schedule 6)
  P P   P (Fixed ladders)  
Updated 2011-11-15