Working at heights factsheet – roof restoration and maintenance

WorkSafe has released a factsheet on Roof restoration and maintenance: Working at heights. People restoring or maintaining roofs work at heights for both short and long periods. When anyone works at height, they could be seriously injured or killed unless they use the right height hazard controls.

The factsheet covers:

  • a hazard control hierarchy
  • controls on a single-level dwelling
  • initial roof access
  • short-duration work
  • long-duration work
  • mobile elevating work platforms
  • notifying hazardous works to WorkSafe NZ.

Read more.

Download the factsheet: Roof restoration and maintenance: Working at heights.

Summarised from WorkSafe NZ’s website.

Published in consumer and occupational safety.