General Safety regulations 3(1) and 3(4), Construction regulations 10(2)(e) and Construction regulations 10(2)(a). The contractor should ensure a safe working environment by completing a fall risk assessment before work starts, as part of this requirement the contractor needs to ensure that Industrial rope access is the expression used for those techniques whereby access is gained to buildings, other structures (onshore and offshore) or geological features (such as cliff faces), by means of ropes anchored to the structure or features concerned.