Safe Work Australia Mention Solar In Working At Height Guidance

Safe Work Australia are a goverment-associated health and safety body.  In January 2016, they issued a revised version of their working at height guidance.  In this document, work around solar panels is specifically mentioned twice. The document flags several working at height issues.  ALL listed pertain to solar panel cleaning.  They are: Working at height [...]

By |2023-02-05T22:20:30+00:00February 5th, 2023|Electrocution, Working At Height|2 Comments

Residential Solar Panel Cleaning Working At Height Guidance – Part 2

Part 1 of this series looked at working at height risks specific to residential solar panel cleaning, what OSHA has to say about working at height, the Hierarchy of Fall Protection, what bearing this has on solar panel cleaners.  The guidance is broken down into 4 steps, the first of which is in Part 1:  [...]

By |2022-11-23T10:43:05+00:00October 30th, 2022|Working At Height|0 Comments

Residential Solar Panel Cleaning Working At Height Guidance – Part 1

Residential solar panel cleaning has the potential to require a lot of working at height.  The more working at height you do, the higher the chance of a fall from height becomes. In a research paper based on 32 years of data from the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program researchers found that 54% of workers [...]

By |2022-10-30T09:57:30+00:00October 30th, 2022|Uncategorised, Working At Height|0 Comments

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