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Supporting Members during No Falls Week

Falls from heights are consistently the leading cause of workplace fatalities in the U.K. The latest figures from the HSE show that 40 people lost their lives due to a fall from height in 2022-2023. Falls from height were responsible for 30% of all workplace deaths. 

To support No Falls Week, ECA has several resources available to Members:

HBF Loft Safety Guidance, co-authored by ECA:

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) worked collaboratively with ECA to prepare guidance for contractors working at height, specifically in lofts – one of the main causes of accidents for Members working in people’s homes. 

Access the document here. 

Toolbox Talks

ECA has produced two Toolbox Talks guidance notes exclusively for Members working at height:

Work at Height Checklist

An ECA Member exclusive checklist which covers key factors to consider when carrying out a risk assessment under the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

Access the document here.

ECA offers extensive information and advice across a broad range of contractor health and safety issues. This includes free specialist advice and industry-leading web-based information and practical tools such as eRAMS. ECA is a leading voice on health and safety with the HSE and key industry stakeholders. Learn more here.

Last updated 15 May 24