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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

Ladder Standards: The Most Fundamental Changes in a Quarter of a Century

THE Ladder Association, the not-for-profit industry body dedicated to height safety, has published an 8-page guide explaining what it describes as the most important changes to portable ladder standards since BS EN 131 – the single British and European product standard – was first introduced. The Association’s free guide highlights the key changes for specifiers,More Info

More Info By on 29 August 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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Ladder Association joins new safety campaign

The Ladder Association has joined Working Well at Height, a new work at height safety campaign launched by the Access Industry Forum (AIF) in partnership with construction industry safety initiative – Working Well Together. Falls from height is still the biggest causes of accidents in the construction industry and while huge strides have been takenMore Info

More Info By on 23 March 2017
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2016 Ladder Exchange keeps safety standards high

FIRST launched in 2007 by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and now run and managed by the Ladder Association, the annual Ladder Exchange continues to keep people safe by encouraging users of old or broken ladders to trade them in for new ones, at a discount, at member companies across the UK. The 2016More Info

More Info By on 24 January 2017

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