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Working at height
Roofs - working safely on
Guidance on managing risk when working on roofs, including controls to prevent falls from roofs and the use of safety equipmentRead more
Elevating work platforms
Elevating work platforms are complex pieces of machinery which are often used in hazardous conditions. Using these safely – managing slopes, wind, power lines, and other factors – is important to reduce the likelihood of injury.Read more
Scaffolding in New Zealand
Advice on the safe design, use, and maintenance of scaffolding.Read more
Safe use of safety nets
A fall from a height is likely to result in a serious injury. By installing safety nets below a high-level work area, there is less likelihood that the person will be injured if they fall.Read more
Working safely at height
Preventing falls should be actively managed so that people working at height are kept safe. We have produced a variety of guidance about working safely at height.Read more
Working at height in New Zealand
Good practice guide providing practical guidance to employers, contractors, workers and all others engaged in work associated with working at heightRead more