ladder safety


‘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

Fine after 12-year-old fell from ladder at unsecured site

Contractor Westdale Services Limited has been fined £160,000 after a 12-year-old boy slipped off a scaffold ladder on an inadequately guarded site. Read More

Ladder safety: £34k fine after worker fell from ladder

A worker who fell six metres from a ladder sustained multiple fractures to the neck, back, ribs, and hip, plus head injuries and a collapsed lung. Read More

London Zoo safety breach: Keeper suffered neck injuries in faulty stepladder fall

According to reports, the step ladder had been consigned to a skip because it was defective, but was accidentally brought back into use. Read More

Ladder safety: How to work safely with ladders and stepladders

A series of tips on how to correctly and safety lean a ladder and some methodology to foster safe ladder use. Read More

‘Get a grip’ on ladder safety

The Ladder Association is offering a free Ladder Safety Pack to help improve ladder competence, as part its new 'Get a grip' campaign. Read More

Working at Height panel: Client behaviour essential area for improvement

A panel of industry experts convened at Safety & Health Expo to discuss how organisations can further prevent serious injury and deaths when working at height. Read More

Worker paralysed after fall caused by electric shock

An electrical power company has been fined £300,000 after a worker was paralysed after receiving an electric shock and falling Read More

Jail for men found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence

Truro Crown Court has sentenced a farmer and his employee to four years in jail, over the death of a Read More



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