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How to climb a ladder safely

Posted on 28th Sep, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

Many accidents, both industrial and DIY, are caused by improper use of ladders. By thinking

Falls from height – The leading cause of construction accidents

Posted on 2nd Aug, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

Although many people believe more rigid safety laws and new technologies have made construction accidents

Understand the Ladders and Working At Height Regulations

Posted on 16th Jul, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

It is important to understand the reasons for Working At Height Regulations when using ladders.

HSE says the awareness for ladder safety is rising

Posted on 4th May, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed that injuries due to falls from ladders

Falls from ladders – a ladder safety lesson

Posted on 3rd Apr, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

Before you begin any task involving working at height, it is vital to assess jobs

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Be safe with fixed ladders as well as portable ones

Posted on 22nd Mar, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

Portable ladders cause around 1200 major injuries each year, including a few deaths. Up until

Ladder safety on roofs in bad weather

Posted on 16th Mar, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

When using roof ladders, working platforms or standing on the roof itself, workers need to

Anyone can fall off a ladder

Posted on 20th Feb, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

Anyone can fall from ladders when working at height and even safety professionals are vulnerable.

Health and safety officer caught on camera in ladder fall

Posted on 14th Feb, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

The BBC recently reported a health and safety officer of a construction company being suspended

Work in winter storms with caution

Posted on 20th Jan, 2012 | By Lorretta Tatham

It is dangerous to work outside during stormy weather – especially when ladders are involved.

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