Roof work safety

A new edition of HSG33 “Health and safety in roof work” has been released. This is the fourth version of the document which seeks to reduce accidents associated with what is a high-risk activity involving working at height, sometimes with fragile materials such as roof lights and roofing sheets.

This 94-page publication explains the main causes of accidents and ill health in roof work and ways to prevent or control risks. It is available from HSE Books and other booksellers (ISBN 9870717665273) at £17.50 or as a free download at http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg33.pdf

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