Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995

  • This version was replaced on 8 August 2018 to make a correction to regulation 2 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Duty in relation to heights at some workplaces

21 Heights of more than 3 metres

(1)

In this regulation, the term employer does not include any employer who employs any employee to carry out any agricultural work in a workplace under the control of that employer.

(2)

Every employer must, so far as is reasonably practicable, ensure, in relation to every workplace under the control of that employer, that, where any employee may fall more than 3 metres,—

(a)

means are provided to prevent the employee from falling; and

(b)

any means so provided are suitable for the purpose for which they are to be used.

Regulation 21(1): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Regulation 21(2): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).