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Height Safety Equipment


What equipment is used when working at height?

The most common types of equipment used for height safety are harnesses, lanyards, ropes and general PPE (helmet, gloves). These items make up a complete fall protection system.

What height is considered working at height?

At any height where a fall could cause injury.

What should be identified before working with potential fall risks above ground level?

The risks involved

  • If the work could be done without working at height
  • A safe system of work
  • What equipment is needed