Keeping Safe Whilst Working At A Height
August 30, 2020
A lot of jobs involve working at heights, some more extreme than others. But how can we keep safe whilst working at heights?
The first and most important is equipment training. Before working from a height on any equipment make sure yourself and any staff are fully trained with using them. This includes all safety equipment. Having fully trained staff can help prevent serious injuries.
Always conduct a risk assessment before working at any height. If it is not deemed safe to have your equipment in the area, do not work there. Ensuring everyone is safe is your main priority so checking the are is safe will do this.
Limit Time At Height
If part of your job can be completed on ground level, do this. Try to limit the amount of time you are spending up high. This will help to limit the amount of time there is for injuries to occur.