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WAH Regulations Explained

There are 19 Regulations in total, of which 11 actually refer to working at height. The remaining 8 deal with definitions, changes to other acts and special exemptions. For the most part, these...

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Fall Protection System Inspection

The Work at Height Regulations of 2005 outline all the requirements companies and workers must implement in order to ensure workplace safety. In order to be fully in compliance with the law sites...

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The Importance of Tool Tethering

The purpose behind tool tethering is very simple. It comes down to the fact that there are thousands of avoidable injuries every year in the UK that occur as a direct result of dropped tools...

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Anchorage Guide for Work At Height

There are many types of fall arrest anchorage equipment including chemical, expansion, ground, temporary and permanent, but which one would you choose and on what basis would you make that choice?...

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Testing A Tool Lanyards Safe Working Load

All structurally rated fall arrest lanyards should be subjected to both dynamic and static tests, these follow the models that are used to test harnesses and lanyards for PPE, incorporating the...

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Fall Protection System Inspection

The Work at Height Regulations of 2005 outline all the requirements companies and workers must implement in order to ensure workplace safety. In order to be fully in compliance with the law sites...

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Dropped Objects Case Study

Large City centre development, numerous contractors working at height over busy high street. Leading Edge approached to provide tailored solution for tool retention following a near miss...

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Using Hand Tools At Height

Many of us are familiar with the phrase “safety first.” Unfortunately, up until a few years ago the phrase was not common among many of the thousands of people who work at height in the UK and...

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Fall Protection Lanyards

Falling from height kills people. The personal cost to families and friends and loved ones is unmeasurable. The financial cost to businesses can be devastating. As an employer, the importance of...

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