Published on: 18 January 2023
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is raising awareness of the risks associated with working at height.
Falls from height were the cause of most work-related fatalities in Britain during 2021/22 and the most recent annual figures revealed that 29 workers were killed in falls from height in the last year.
Make sure you take the necessary precautions and see the HSE’s working at height website for guidance on how you can protect employees.
The site also has a range of useful information and sources of advice for employers. They include:
There are also useful resources available, including relevant publications from the HSE which are free to download.
British Marine is currently working with members and the HSE on a new Code of Practice to support marina and boatyard operators in meeting their HSE obligations, we hope to release the CoP later on this year.