COMMON CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS WORKING AT HEIGHT IN MALAYSIA
In Malaysia, working at height hazards when comes to roof work where the risk are high. Roof works are the common causes for serious injuries and workplace death. In construction industry, factories of the roof, warehouses and office buildings where roof repair and maintenance are done in addition to working at height with scaffolding.
Fragile items in the roof such as roof lights, corroded metal sheets, rotten chipboard, wired glass, non-reinforced cement sheets are the few factors.
Fragile roof accidents can be prevented and reduce the risk through establishing working at height safety procedure.