Ladder Association


Unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold online – experts have warned

Experts have warned that unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold online after a study found 70% failed to meet minimum safety requirements. Read More

‘80% of telescopic ladders sold online fail safety regulations’

New research by the Ladder Association has raised serious concerns that unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold to unsuspecting consumers in the UK. Many of these ladders appear fit for purpose and some are even reported to display fake labelling, giving customers false assurance. Read More

Manufacturing company fined after worker falls from ladder whilst installing security camera

A jam and preserve manufacturer has been prosecuted after a worker sustained multiple fractures after falling from a ladder. Read More

Trailer manufacturing company fined £172k after worker fell from height

Montracon Limited has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered head injuries after falling from a stepladder. Read More

Safe use of ladders and stepladders

The Ladder Association and the HSE have jointly produced new guidance, which replaces the HSE Guidance Document INDG455 of the same name. Read More

School fined after worker injured in fall from ladder

Southend High School for Boys Academy Trust has been sentenced after a worker fell from a ladder. Read More

£1.1m fine after ladder fall

A London-based relocation and refurbishment company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from height. Read More

‘Put ladder training at the top of the height safety agenda’, says Ladder Association after worker permanently paralysed

A Northamptonshire painting and decorating employer has been sentenced after an employee sustained serious, life changing injuries after falling from height. Read More

Working at height: ‘People simply don’t see the risks’

Falls from height account for a significant proportion of workplace and at-home serious and fatal accidents in many countries around the world. In this article Andrew Sharman argues that we must to engage, encourage and empower workers to think differently about how they perceive risks in the workplace. Read More

‘Put ladder training at the top of the height safety agenda’

Ladder Association responds to recent ORR prosecution. Read More



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