Works on Roofs

Guard rails for Fall protection

Installing Roof Tiles or Metal Roofs

Code of Practice for Safe Work on Roofs.

Are You following the: Provide, Protect and Practice Method?

Provide your tradesmen with a safe working environment….

Protect your Company by complying with the correct safety procedures….roof rails
Practice safe work on roofs following the Occupational Health and Safety Act….

Perimeter Fall Protection for roofs is required in the following situations:

  • Work on roofs above two meters or situations with similar potential fall height.
  • When concrete or semi-glazed tiles are used and the roof surface is more than 20 degrees.
  • Where dry/clean fully glazed tiles or metal deck roofing materials are used and the surface is more than 20 degrees.
  • On roofs where surface moisture, oil or other conditions may make the roofing material slippery and the roof surface exceeds 10 degrees.
  • Other situations where the risk assessment shows an unacceptable risk of injury should someone fall.