Ensure you are working safely at height
Falls when working at height remain the most common kind of workplace fatality.
HSE’s annual fatality statistics reported that there were 40 fatal injuries caused by falling from height in 2022/23.
Make sure you take the necessary precautions and visit our working at height website for guidance on how you can protect workers.
The site also has a range of useful information and sources of advice for employers. They include
You can find guidance on the safe use of ladders and stepladders, which includes advice on when and how you should use a ladder at work.
There are also useful resources available, including our relevant publications which are free to download.