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Fall arrest anchors This fact sheet provides advice on fall arrest anchors and was updated August It includes information about AS Wherever possible it does not specify prescriptive means by which outcomes are to be achieved, including by not referring to standards. The obligation is essentially to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of persons, so includes those who would otherwise be exposed to a risk of injury from a fall.
This includes following the hierarchy of control. For managing the risk of a fall, the reliance on fall-arrest systems is well down the hierarchy, so they should only be used when other higher order controls, such as working from the ground, solid construction or temporary platforms, are not reasonably practicable. Part 4. While compliance with a standard that is referenced in a code of practice is not mandatory, a court may have regard to it in determining what is reasonably practicable in the circumstances.
The code should be followed unless following another method provides an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety. No clear outcome was derived. A project was not started, as it was determined the committee should complete the extensive body of work currently in progress before initiating any new projects i.
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Fall arrest anchors