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Safe erection, use and dismantling of falsework.

Overview

This information sheet outlines the responsibilities of construction contractors in relation to the use of falsework. It gives basic advice on how to avoid the risks associated with falsework, particularly collapse, falls from height and falling objects. It also looks at management, planning and design to ensure the safe erection, use and removal of falsework. Contents: Introduction; Statutory responsibilities; Management; Planning; Design; Materials; Erecting the falsework; Loading; Striking and dismantling; Training; Legal requirements; References and further information.

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Scaffolding, Construction industry, Temporary works

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Author
HSE
Date of Publication
2003
Publisher
HSE Books
Length
4 pages
Format
Free leaflet / Information sheet
Series Code
CIS56
Stock Code
CIS56
Copyright Status
Open Government Licence
Safe erection, use and dismantling of falsework.
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