Using equipment to access stock: A health and safety solution

How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks of trying to access hard to reach items.

Last updated

May 2012

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 226.58 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This guidance note provides advice to employers about using the right equipment to prevent workers from falling from heights while trying to access hard-to-reach items. This includes:

  • single and mobile step stools
  • step and platform ladders
  • other equipment, such as elevating work platforms and forklifts

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