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Health and Safety Policy for Erecting Scaffolding

July 2016

This new Health and Safety Policy for a scaffolding company has been written specifically to focus on the health and safety issues relevant to this trade and is suitable for a scaffolding company of any size; from a small partnership to a larger company or LLP. The policy refers to the Health and Safety Legislation, Approved Codes of Practice and guidance that apply to a scaffolding business.

This Scaffolder H&S Policy sets out the business’ commitment to safeguarding their employees’ health, safety and welfare at work as well as that of anyone else who may be affected such as passers-by or their clients.

This new policy works in conjunction with the following risk assessment forms in the Risk Assessment folder:

Also available is a Toolbox Talk Guidance Note and Form on Scaffolding which discusses the planning, erecting and maintenance of a scaffold and covers basic scaffold use.

The contents of this Newsletter are for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Independent legal advice should be sought in relation to any specific legal matter.

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