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Check When Should Scaffolding Be Inspected

Check When Should Scaffolding Be Inspected

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A scaffold used for construction should be inspected before it is used for the first time and then every 7 days until it is removed.  It should also be...
The Safe Method Of Working On A Fragile Roof

The Safe Method Of Working On A Fragile Roof

Working On A Fragile Roof A significant rise in the number of fatalities involving working on roofs, particularly involving fragile roof materials, has prompted the Health and Safety Authority to...
Safety Precautions Need To Be Taken When Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Are In Use

Safety Precautions Need To Be Taken When Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Are In Use

MEWPs are motorised vehicles or trailers with powered extending arms supporting a work cradle. There are many different types of MEWP. Hazards associated with use of MEWPs: Falls from the...
Check the Safe Method Of Working Of Ladders

Check the Safe Method Of Working Of Ladders

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Ladders are really only suitable for short duration work. When climbing, the worker should maintain three points of contact, (one hand and two feet, or two hands and one...
Why the Building Fell Down During the Construction Check Out the Possible Reasons!

Why the Building Fell Down During the Construction? Check Out the Possible Reasons!

There was a construction going on.  Suddenly, an unexpected thing happened! It’s the Fall of first-floor building. Everyone was busy with their work. Suddenly, they heard the sound of breaking the support. The...
Factors to Consider When Identifying Control Measures for Work At Height

Factors to Consider When Identifying Control Measures for Work At Height

All work at height should be risk-assessed. The best way of managing the risks inherent in work at height is to eliminate the need to work at height entirely. Work...
Control Measures to Prevent Materials Falling from the Height

Control Measures to Prevent Materials Falling from the Height

Preventing Falls and Falling Materials Proper planning and supervision of work is important to prevent falls from height and falling materials. Those responsible for such work should be experienced and...
Check When to Use Fall Arrest When Working at Height

Check When to Use Fall Arrest When Working at Height

If it is not possible to provide a safe work platform with guardrails and toeboards, or an alternative means of safe access (such as suspended access equipment), and workers...
Check the Different Examples of Work at Height

Check the Different Examples of Work at Height

WORK AT HEIGHT Work where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury. (Note that work at height can be subject to legal definition and the...
Check the Basic Hazards of Work at Height

Check the Basic Hazards of Work at Height

Vertical Distance The vertical distance is an obvious consideration in the potential risk of injury from work at height. However, although there is some truth in the expectation that the...

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