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

Organisation, planning and risk assessment.


95. (1) An employer shall ensure that—

(a) work at height is properly planned, appropriately supervised and carried out in a manner that is, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risk to health and

(b) in planning work at height—

(i) the selection of work equipment is in accordance with Regulation 100,

(ii) an appropriate risk assessment and safety statement pursuant to sections 19 and 20 of the Act are prepared, and

(iii) a plan is prepared for emergencies and rescues, without prejudice to section 11 of the Act.

(2) In identifying measures to comply with this Part, an employer shall take account of the risk assessment.