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Welcome to the Advisory Committee for Roofsafety Web site.

This is the home page of the ACR - the UK’s leading authority on roofwork and roof safety.

The Advisory Committee for Roofsafety (previously known as the Advisory Committee for Roofwork) is a body dedicated to making working on roofs safer. It was established in 1998 and is made up of nominees from  Trade Associations and Organisations involved in Roofwork who provide the experience of many years of involvement in working on roofs in the advice given in their documents

The Committee’s aim is to provide you with useful free information that it hopes will makes it easier for you to carry out work on roofs safely.

As well as defining the UK’s only test, recognized by the Health & Safety Executive, which determines the non fragility status of roofing products, producing publications about safe working practices on both fragile and non fragile surfaces and other roof safety issues, the Committee also operate a complaints procedure to settle disputes about the validity of non fragility claims made by manufacturers, installers and suppliers of roofing products.

In this site, you will discover all about the UK leading committee on roofwork and roof safety and it’s free publications

HSE’s Endorsement

“The Advisory Committee for Roofsafety (ACR) is a body dedicated to making working on roofs safer.Founded in 1998 by HSE, ACR  comprises representatives  of  major roofworking  federations and associations, and HSE. ACR has published a range of guides covering the design, specification and safe working on roofs. ACR acknowledges HSE’s continuing support for its work, and looks forward to making a solid commitment to Helping Great Britain Work Well.”

Feel free to browse around the site. If you have comments or questions about the publications or services, simply need more information ,or have a roofwork or roof safety issue you would like the Committee to consider please contact us.

For the latest information about updates and revisions to ACR publications please check the ACR news page.

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The Advisory Committee for Roofsafety [ACR] is a body dedicated to making working on roofs safer. Every care and attention is taken to ensure the accuracy of the information included in their documents and this website, however the committee or any individual committtee members can not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions contained therein