Section 20 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 requires that an organisation produce a written programme to safeguard the safety and health of employees while they work and the safety and health of other people who might be at the workplace, including customers, visitors and members of the public.
Section 19 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 requires that employers and those who control workplaces to any extent must identify the hazards in the workplaces under their control and assess the risks to safety and health at work presented by these hazards.
Also, referred to as a safe work method statement or SWMS or a safe work procedure, is a part of a workplace safety plan. Primarily used in construction to describe a document that gives specific instructions on how to safely perform a work related task, or operate a piece of plant or equipment.
Fall Protection Equipment is required to be thoroughly examined on a regular basis and at a minimum of every 6 months. A thorough examination is also required after circumstances that may be liable to have affected the integrity and safety of the PFPE.
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