Practical health and safety information aimed at preventing workers falling off the edge of roofs. Guidance for selection and installation, edge protection systems and leading edge protection and minor work.
First published as : ACR [CP] 006:2009 Practical methods of providing edge protection for working on roofs (purple book), Advisory Committee for Roofwork 2009. Rev2 issued by Advisory Committee for Roofsafety (ACRS), 2014. Rev3 issued ACRS, 2015.
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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