Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

F7 [ Stability of supporting structure.

102

102. An employer shall ensure that a supporting structure is

( a ) suitable and of sufficient strength and rigidity for the purpose for which it is being used,

( b ) in the case of a mobile structure, prevented by appropriate devices from moving inadvertently during work at height,

( c ) in a case other than a mobile structure, prevented from slipping by secure attachment to the bearing surface or to another structure, by provision of an effective anti-slip device, or by other means of equivalent effectiveness,

( d ) stable while being erected, used and dismantled, and

( e ) when altered or modified, so altered or modified as to ensure that it remains stable. ]

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Amendments:

F7

Substituted (12.11.2007) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 732 of 2007), reg. 2(f), in effect as per reg. 1(2).