ladder safety


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

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



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