Advises on the duties placed on clients, contractors, designers and manufacturers, including good practice recommendations for working on roofs, typical method statement, risk assessment and permits.
Publication history: ACR[CP]001:2003 Recommended practice for Work on profiled sheeted roofs (orange book) (ACR, 2003). ACR[CP]001:2007 Rev.2 Recommended practice for work on profiled sheeted roofs (orange book) (ACR, 2007). ACR[CP]001:2007 Rev 3: Recommended practice for work on profiled sheeted roofs, (ACR 2007). ACR [CP] 001:2014 Rev 4: Recommended practice for work on profiled sheeted roofs (orange book) (ACRS, 2014). Since publication the Advisory Committee for Roof Safety has received many requests for clarification of the recommendations contained in this publication, so have now issued: ACR[COM] 001:2011 Orange book commentary to provide informative guidance.
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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