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Get a grip on ladder safety

THE Ladder Association is urging ladder users – and those responsible for managing the safe use of ladders – to take a fresh approach to ladder training. In a sector blighted by myths and misconceptions, Get a grip on ladder safety is a major new campaign that aims to put ladder training at the topMore Info

More Info By on 20 September 2018
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Ladder standards update

THE British Standards Institution (BSI) has confirmed that BS 1129 and BS 2037 – British standards for portable ladders, steps, trestles and stagings – have now been partially withdrawn. This partial withdrawal affects the design and manufacturing of portable ladders and step ladders. Products are required to meet criteria set out by the recently revisedMore Info

More Info By on 26 June 2018
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Ladder Conference 2018 heightens safety awareness

The Ladder Association’s second national conference – Staying one step ahead in your industry – was held on March 23rd, 2018 and has been lauded as a huge success. It followed the traditional Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM), at which the Ladder Association’s team and its Council, Training and Technical Committee, all reported on work deliveredMore Info

More Info By on 8 June 2018
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Counting the cost

It should have been a perfectly normal working day. Instead, it ended with one man losing his life and the company responsible facing a fine of £1million and costs of £30,000. And all because of a fall from a stepladder which could have been prevented. On 5 September 2017, Hull Crown Court heard how aMore Info

More Info By on 20 September 2017
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Ladder Association speaks at London Work at Height Seminar 2017

The Ladder Association, a not-for-profit body dedicated to promoting safe ladder use, shared its knowledge with delegates at the London Work at Height Seminar 2017, held at London Guildhall on July 10th. The London Working at Height Seminar (LWAHS) was established to bring together the leading organisations who develop and design systems of methods andMore Info

More Info By on 10 July 2017
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Ladder Conference keeps delegates one step ahead

The Ladder Association’s first ever national conference – Stay one step ahead in your industry – had a capacity audience in attendance at The Midland Hotel, Manchester, on March 10th 2017. It immediately followed the Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM), at which members received reports from the technical and training committees, together with a marketing presentationMore Info

More Info By on 28 March 2017

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