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Risk Essentials - Fragile roofs and surfaces

Fragile roofs are a huge problem in the UK, and every year, they account for a fifth of all fatal workplace accidents in the UK, as a result of people falling through them, with many more suffering from life-changing injuries and permanent disability. Fragile roofs are most prevalent in factories, warehouses and farm buildings.
Document type: Risk Standards & Guidance
Last updated: 10 June 2022
First published: 21 October 2021