Steve Ranger writes the Advice Section. Steve holds the MIA and IML Awards and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and MA (Ed). Steve has been climbing since 1972 and runs the UK's largest independent outdoor company.
One of the most useful sites, with videos and detailed specification sheets for every item sold, is Petzl's - at: www.petzl.com
Regulations and Government Websites
PUWER (Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations)
LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations)
Work at Height Solutions Database from the HSE
HSE Advice on Falls - Regulations, Guidance and Tasks
Help and Advice - other websites
www.healthandsafetytips.co.uk has checklists and guidelines downloadable for free. This site is very useful and assumes no prior knowledge, so is worth checking out.
Technical notes from the Work at Height Safety Association
This is a manufacturers' association - this site publishes the latest technical papers and bulletins and can be good for updates on current technical issues