Safety poster - Working at height

Safety poster -Working at height:

Falls from height are the most common cause of fatal injury and the second most common cause of major injury to employees, accounting for 15% of all such injuries.

Work at height includes: The use of ladders, step-ladders, The use of scaffolding, The use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), The use of scaffold towers; Steeple jacking, rope access; Roof work and access to roofs; Work in lift shafts; Working near and access to pits and excavations;

The main hazards associated with work at heights are: People falling; Things falling onto people.  These may occur as a result of inadequate edge protection or securing of people or equipment or due to structural collapse, e.g. caused by component failure or subsidence.