ladder safety


Maritime safety: The importance of the pilot ladder

The MAIB’s Annual Report published in June highlighted the issue of unsafe pilot ladders, a concern that has been regularly voiced by the industry. Here, Inspector of Marine Accidents, Bill Evans, explains the importance of the pilot ladder 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

Company fined after worker falls and suffers serious injuries

A housing company has been sentenced after an agency worker suffered serious injuries in a ladder fall. 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

‘Ladders are responsible for nearly 40% of all falls from height investigations’, says HSE

According to the HSE, working at height remains one of the biggest cause of fatalities and major injuries in the workplace. 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

£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



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