Most employers will be fully aware of the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) Working At Height Regulations and their legal duty to ensure all steps are taken to prevent falls from height, yet often vehicles are overlooked when risk assessments are completed.
It’s also worth noting that some injuries have been caused to people working on the ground, by others falling from the vehicle.
Falls from vehicles are among the most common accidents involving workplace transport
The average estimated cost for a major injury, including human cost, lost output and resource cost, is £40,500. Fatality – £1.5million.
Halorail works to prevent vehicle fall accidents.