Work at height

This site shows what you, as an employer, need to do to protect your employees when they work at height. It will also be useful to employees and their representatives.

Work at height 'myths'

Health and safety made simple

This site is for employers and those who want some basic information on what they must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.

The basics for your business

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Step-by-step guide

Considering the risks associated with work at height and putting in place sensible and proportionate measures to manage them is an important part of working safely. Follow this simple step-by-step guide to help you control risks when working at height.

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The law

The purpose of The Work at Height Regulations 2005 link to external website is to prevent death and injury caused by a fall from height.

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Updated: 2021-10-12