Work at Height

Those who work at height should never forget that gravity is no respecter of persons. It affects everyone - too many times with disastrous consequences - resulting in serious, permanent injuries or death.

Take Heights Seriously campaign

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HSENI has launched a campaign reminding the construction industry about the importance of using suitable access equipment, working platforms and edge protection when working at height. 

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You can also download our Take Heights Seriously press adverts and listen to our campaign radio advert.

Safe use of ladders and stepladders

HSE (GB) have updated guidance on the safe use of ladders and stepladders with a wide range of information and advice including:

  • how and when to use a ladder at work
  • where ladders should be used
  • inspecting the condition of ladders

Click on the link below to access the website:


Related to Work at Height

Access to information

How to request information from the Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.