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Hanging Bracket Scaffold – Managing falls from heights under the harmonised legislation

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Date of Issue:13.05.2011

Hanging bracket scaffolding can be a cost-effective way to provide safe access to eaves and provide fall protection to roofers and other workers. However, it is important to remember that the risk of falling during the erection and dismantling of hanging bracket scaffolding must be controlled.

From January 2012 the harmonised legislation will affect the ways falls from heights are managed particularly in the construction industry