Construction - lifting plant onto roofs: A health and safety solution

How to prevent injuries when lifting items onto roofs.

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Published: 01 Feb 2009
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 226.77 kB
 
Length: 1 page
 
Reading level: Easy

What it contains

This document advises how workplaces can prevent injuries or falls among workers lifting items such as air conditioners, onto roofs. It outlines:

  • how workers can be injured by overbalancing on ladders when lifting items or being hit by falling equipment
  • how workplaces can prevent injuries by providing ladder hoists, portable lifting devices and mobile cranes