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

How to prevent injuries when lifting items onto roofs.
Last updated

Feb 2009

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 226.77 kB

Document Length

1 page

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