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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...
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