ladder safety


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

£533,334 fine for energy company after worker suffers multiple injuries in fall from height

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd has been fined £533,334 after an agency worker fell 1.8 metres from a blade platform. 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

Worker seriously injured in ladder fall

Chemicals firm Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has been fined after an employee fell two metres from a ladder and suffered a serious elbow injury. 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

UK Power Networks urges workers to take note of safety procedures at home

Power company puts plans in place to remind staff that simple jobs at home require the same due care and attention as those undertaken 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

RoSPA links up with ‘Get a Grip’ ladder safety campaign

RoSPA has joined The Ladder Association's 'Get a Grip' ladder safety campaign to highlight the impact a fall from height a can have on family and friends. Read More



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