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Astonishing number of people falling from ladders.

Astonishing number of people falling from ladders.

Doctors have warned anyone who is planning to climb a ladder this summer to ensure they’re taking the necessary precautions to avoid potential disasters. Each year about seven people die in Victoria alone from falling from ladders, with most incidents occurring over...
Footing of ladder fails to prevent fall

Footing of ladder fails to prevent fall

Bridge Mills Ltd, the owners of a Yorkshire business park, have been fined after a workman fractured an ankle when he fell from a ladder whilst carrying out work in disused premises. The incident occurred when the 68-year-old maintenance worker was removing several...
What is the most common form of DIY injury?

What is the most common form of DIY injury?

Falling from a ladder was the most common cause of DIY injury in 2013-14 in Australia. Do-it-yourself’ (DIY) refers to making, mending or maintaining something oneself, instead of hiring a professional or tradesperson. This fact sheet looks at DIY injuries that...
Window Cleaning Ladder Safety

Window Cleaning Ladder Safety

Window Cleaning Ladder Safety Posted on November 16, 2017 by Jess Allen-Robinson Window Cleaning Ladder Safety; Portable ladders are traditionally used for cleaning domestic premise windows on ground, first and second floors. Whilst use of a ladder should not be your...
Innovative ladder safety device

Innovative ladder safety device

PDN Paul March 28, 2017   The just launched LadderM8rix range of ladder anti slip devices secures the base of a ladder safely by a means of reducing the risk of the foot of the ladder slipping. The range helps to provide a safe, stable platform when working at...
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