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Here are some questions…

Apart from edges, where else could you fall from height?

How do you prevent falls through holes and voids?

What are some examples of fragile panels?

Why might fragile panels be difficult to spot?

Take a minute to think about or discuss these questions now.

Here are the answers.

Apart from edges, where else could you fall from height? The answer is “ through holes, voids or fragile panels”.

How do you prevent falls through holes and voids? The answer is “put guard rails around them or board over them”.

What are some examples of fragile panels? The answer is ”roof lights, asbestos sheets or chipboard”.

Why might fragile panels be difficult to spot? The answer is “they degrade, change colour and get covered in moss”.

Things to Remember when working at Height.

Falls from height is one of the biggest causes of injuries and deaths in construction.

All work at height needs to be properly planned and completed by competent people.

The best way to prevent falls is to use guardrails.

Be aware of fragile panels.

That concludes our basic working at height course. You can continue below to take the test and claim your certificate.