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Impact of the work at height regulations

The Work at Height (WAH) Regulations were introduced in Great Britain on 6 April 2005. The impact of the new regulations needs to be evaluated to meet both formal European Commission and Health & Safety Commission (HSC) requirements and in order to guide future policy. In addition, the HSC decided to evaluate the impact of the removal of the two metre rule for construction work, which was repealed by the WAH Regulations. Research report number RR521

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