Falls from height are responsible for many serious and fatal injuries every year. If a person falls from a height above two metres the likelihood is that they will sustain serious injury.
Many work activities involve working at height. Working from ladders, scaffolds and platforms are obvious examples, but there are many more activities where people are required to work at height.
Examples include roof work, working over tanks and pits, at the edge of elevated structures, or on top of vehicles or trailers.