Working at Height

Adaptable, cost effective protection for work at height for HETAS members. Providing functional, cost effective control measures against falls from height when carrying out minor works on domestic properties can be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The Work at Height Regulations (2005) requires that where work at height cannot be avoided, Read More…

Introducing CSS Worksafe

Introducing CSS Worksafe HETAS has developed an exciting new partnership with CSS Worksafe to provide functional, cost effective control measures against falls from height when carrying out works on domestic properties. CSS Worksafe has supplied in excess of 50,000 systems and trained over 34,000 operatives in the use of its system since its introduction some Read More…

Falls from height: an occupational hazard or preventable risk?

Falls from heights consistently rank as one of the most frequent—and most fatal—workplace accidents. In 2014/15[1]: falls from height accounted for nearly three in ten fatal injuries to workers (41 out of 142); almost half of fatal falls took place in construction (20 out of 41 fatal fall injuries);. around half of the fatal fall Read More…

Working at Heights

Working at height: an occupational hazard or a preventable risk? Analysis by the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (UCATT) has identified that falls from heights continues to be the most common type of fatal injury in the construction sector. In 2013/2014 it accounted for 50% of all fatalities, causing 21 deaths. By its very nature Read More…