Covers work on roofs clad with all types of profiled sheets, including asbestos cement. It deals specifically with the measures necessary to avoid falling through the roof.
Replaces: ACR [CP] 002:2005. Rev 1. Guidance note for safe working on fragile roofs. Covering the designing, planning and carrying out of inspection, maintenance, repair and refurbishment work (ACR, 2005).
Established in 1998, the Advisory Committee for Roof Safety (formerly known as Advisory Committee for Roofwork) is a body dedicated to making working on roofs safer. The committee is made up of nominees from trade associations and organisations involved in roofwork who provide the experience and advice given in their documents.
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