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The Importance of Having a Comprehensive Rescue Plan for Working at Height

Published on
April 12, 2024
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Andy Ingle
Training Team Supervisor
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Are you equipped with a robust rescue plan for working at height? 🏗️

Why Plan for Rescue when Working at Height?

It’s the Law

“Planning of work includes planning for emergencies and rescue.”

Extract from The Work at Height Regulations, Regulation 4

Speed

“The casualty need to the be recovered in a timely manner”

Extract from The Work at Height Regulations, Regulation 7

Reliance

You cannot rely on the emergency services. You must have a rescue plan in place.

What is required?

Trained Personnel

Communication

Rescue Kit

Rescue Plan

This crucial question lies at the heart of our latest YouTube video, where we delve deep into the critical importance of having a comprehensive rescue strategy tailored specifically for elevated work environments. Whether you're seeking clarity on what constitutes a rescue plan or require expert guidance on crafting one, this video is an absolute essential for anyone involved in high-altitude work.

Navigating Work at Height Legislation

At REAX, we recognize the inherent risks associated with working at height and the stringent safety regulations that govern such activities. From the Health and Safety at Work Act to industry-specific guidelines, compliance with work at height legislation is non-negotiable. Our team of experts is well-versed in the intricacies of these regulations and can provide invaluable insights into ensuring your operations adhere to the highest safety standards.

Tailored Solutions for Your Safety Needs

Our commitment to safety extends beyond mere compliance – we're dedicated to empowering organizations with the knowledge and resources needed to safeguard their workforce effectively. Whether you operate in construction, maintenance, or any other industry requiring work at height, our team can conduct on-site assessments, identify potential hazards, and develop customized rescue plans tailored to your specific needs.

Proactive Preparation, Peace of Mind

Don't wait until disaster strikes to address your rescue preparedness. By watching our video and taking proactive steps to establish a robust rescue plan, you're not just meeting legal requirements – you're prioritizing the safety and well-being of your team. With proper planning and training, you can mitigate risks, minimize downtime, and ensure swift and effective response in the event of an emergency.

Watch the Video, Take Action Today

Ready to take the first step towards safeguarding your team while working at height? Don't delay – watch our video now and gain invaluable insights into the importance of rescue planning in compliance with work at height legislation. Your safety journey begins here:

Have you got a Rescue Plan for Working at Height? Don't hang about, It's the law!

Partner with REAX for Safety Excellence

At REAX, safety isn't just a priority – it's our passion. Trust us to be your partner in achieving safety excellence, every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about our comprehensive safety solutions and take the first step towards a safer, more secure workplace.

Servicing and PPE Inspection

Looking after your kit

Even the best kit needs regular inspection and servicing. we have a team of fully trained PPE inspectors who can take the worry out of the process. Our servicing team are fully certified to carry out the servicing requirements for many of the leading rescue devices currently on the market.