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

How to prevent injuries when lifting items onto roofs.


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