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Control measure

Use essential items only

Control measure knowledge

At every work at height incident, personnel will have to make a choice about the equipment required. In nearly all cases that require work at height, all equipment will need to be carried manually or hauled by hand. This will mean that personnel will select the minimum amount of equipment to achieve the task, plus extra equipment to respond to any unexpected issues.

Tactical actions

Incident commanders should:
  • Use only essential items when working at height to avoid the risk of objects falling