Welcome to the No Falls Foundation Resource Hub. It is not intended to be a definitive source of help and advice, but rather a first step towards getting more information on a wide variety of topics that you may find useful in your own particular situation and circumstances.
www.accessindustryforum.org.uk for information about the eleven trade associations and federations involved in work at height. Each organisation represents a different sector of the access industry and fosters and supports codes of good practice, equipment standards, training, education and knowledge.
www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/height.htm for general guidance from the Health and Safety Executive
www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg401.pdf for a copy of the HSE’s ‘Working at Height: A Brief Guide’.
www.hse.gov.uk/Pubns/indg455.pdf for a copy of the HSE’s ‘Safe Use of Ladders and Stepladders: A Brief Guide’
www.hse.gov.uk/work-at-height/the-law.htm for a copy of the Work at Height Regulations (2005).
www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg453.pdf for guidance from the HSE on how to report accidents and incidents at work.
www.citizensadvice.org.uk for what you need to know after an accident at work.
www.gov.uk/industrial-injuries-disablement-benefit for guidance on benefits.
www.disabilityrightsuk.org/how-we-can-help for information and guidance on the benefits system and social care services.
www.acas.org.uk for information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees from the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).
www.lawsociety.org.uk/for-the-public/ for assistance with seeking legal representation.
www.mind.org.uk for information services, 1-2-1 support and peer support. There are local Minds across England and Wales. They operate independently so what they offer can vary from area to area.
www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you for information about the work and role of this charity which always has someone available to listen.
www.bandofbuilders.org for practical help with projects such as making your home more accessible. They consider applications from people who work within the UK construction industry and their families.
www.lighthouseclub.org to access emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support for those in the construction industry.
No Falls Foundation does not accept liability in relation to the use of any information contained in these websites.