Category Archives: Ladder Safety Articles

Summer Ladder Safety

summer ladder safety

As we see temperature soar to record highs in the UK , let’s talk summer ladder safety. One of the main risks when working in high temperatures is heat stroke/stress.Heat stress can have various effects on a person, often starting with red skin, followed by a dizziness and or headache . Definitely symptoms which aren’t welcome […]

Choosing the right ladder safety device

Ladder stabiliser, ladder anchor, ladder feet, ladder support, ladder stability device, ladder footer, ladder anti-slip device…They all go under many different names and have many different features, but they are all primary designed to help reduce ladder accidents. So which is the best ladder safety device? Choosing the right ladder stability device depends on many […]

Ouch… common mistakes that lead to ladder related injuries

If you use a ladder, always think ladder safety! Falling off of a ladder is something that people often think either it will never happen to them or it won’t hurt! But for those who have actually had it happen to them, it can be a very distressing and painful experience. According to the HSE […]

Ladder Safety at Work  

Ladder safety at work…Ladder safety should always be your first thought when using a ladder. National Ladder Safety Month is helping to highlight the importance of best practice and having a “safety first” attitude. Workplace health & safety managers Now is a perfect reminder for all workplace health & safety managers to observe National Ladder […]

Always Think Ladder Safety!

The national ladder safety month is helping to create lots of focus on ladders and the correct use them, but why is ladder safety so important you might ask? The answer is quite simple, ladder related accidents in both the workplace and at home are one of the greatest causes of injury and fatalities in […]

National Ladder Safety Month – March 2017

  Awareness of ladder safety Ladders are a daily piece of equipment for most trades not only around the workplace but also around homes. However, lack of ladder safety knowledge and/or having the incorrect equipment, can often result in a serious accident or even death. In fact according to ALI (American Ladder Institute) more than […]

Ladder Stabiliser – Why are ladder anti-slip/stability devices so important?

Ladder Stabiliser considerations – can you afford not to use one? Safe use of ladders – securing a ladder Full comprehension of ladder safety and the application of the correct ladder safety equipment are essential when working at height. Following the HSE ladder guidelines and securing your ladder is imperative to safeguard the ladder user.  Ladders […]