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A recent report by the Health and Safety Authority confirms that the most common cause of accident leading to a fatal injury at work is falling from height. The reality is that working from height for the purposes of health and safety regulations includes work at any height (even one step off the ground) where, if a person were to fall, the fall could result in injury. In these circumstances, what are employer obligations and what are the circumstances in which the Health and Safety Authority may take enforcement action? Find out more in the briefing and podcast on our website.