Do You Work at Heights???

Do You Work at Heights???

Between 2011 & 2015, there have been 12 fatalities in Ireland associated while working on Fragile Surfaces.

Fragile Surfaces can include the following;

  • Flat Roofing
  • Perspex Sheeting
  • Asbestos Cement Sheeting
  • Glass
ALWAYS assume ALL roofing materials are fragile unless otherwise confirmed by a "competent" person.

General Safety Advice

  1. Ensure you hold a valid SOLAS CSCS ticket for Roof Cladding
  2. Risk Assess the work in advance
  3. Consider Fragile Surfaces
  4. Select the most suitable work equipment for the job
  5. Collective Protection Measures given priority over Individual Protection Measures
  6. Carry out work in accordance with the HSA Code of Practice for Safety in Roof-work