Potential risks of of height work
Falls through fragile roofs can cause death and serious injury. They account for almost a fifth of all the fatal accidents which result from a fall from height in the construction industry. On average 7 people are killed each year after falling through a fragile roof or fragile roof light.
Prevention is better than cure
Here at Chris Mcleod Bespoke Roofing we have an excellent record in Health and Safety. We follow al current health and safety regulations and our workers fully understand the need to out dynamic risk assessments at each stage of works. Our customers know that we implement careful planning, using trained and experienced workers with suitable equipment. Added to this, we employ a high level of supervision. Before a job we carry out a full risk assessment and produce method statements. We use all necessary safety equipment-goggles, earmuffs, hard hats, scaffolding is erected in line with job requirements.
Property owners’ responsibilities
Many property owners (both residential and commercial) do not realise that in accordance with the law the HSE may find you liable for a construction workers injury or death on your property. That is why it is essential to call a professional registered roofing firm such as Chris Mcleod Bespoke roofing.
We are fully insured and registered with all the relevant trade bodies.
The following roofs are most likely to be fragile:
■ old roof lights;
■ old liner panels on built-up sheeted roofs;
■ non-reinforced fibre cement sheets;
■ corroded metal sheets;
■ glass (including wired glass);
■ rotted chipboard; and
■ slates and tiles.
With over 20 years of experience in the business, we can tackle any job, large or small. All quotes, advice and checks are completely free, so we invite you to take advantage of your FREE QUOTE or just our free expert advice, call us today on07917 673 381