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Ladder Association Launches Survey to Gain Insight into Roof Ladder Use

The Ladder Association, the not-for-profit lead industry body dedicated to promoting the safe use of portable ladders, has launched a survey to gather intelligence around the use of roof ladders across industry. The short online survey asks roof ladder users and those who manage or supervise the use of roof ladders, to share anonymous informationMore Info

3 August 2022 More Info

Ladder Association ‘Highly Commended’ in recent OPSS awards

The Ladder Association is delighted to announce that we received the award of ‘Highly Commended’ in the Business category at the recent Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) Regulatory Excellence Awards 2022. The annual awards recognise individuals, teams, or organisations who have made a significant contribution to making regulation work. Our award is theMore Info

28 June 2022 More Info
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4 out of 5 ladders in study failed safety tests, report finds

New research commissioned by the Ladder Association has raised serious concerns that unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold to unsuspecting consumers in the UK. The report, produced in partnership with East of England Trading Standards Association (EETSA) and Suffolk Trading Standards Imports Team, found that over 80% of commercially-available telescopic ladders tested inMore Info

30 May 2022 More Info
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The Ladder Association welcomes first training member in Southeast Asia!

5 January 2022 The Ladder Association is delighted to welcome onboard our first training member in Southeast Asia to support our long-term growth plans and growing interest in ladder training in the region. SAE Resources and Technologies Pte Ltd (SAE), based in Singapore, are a well-known, respected provider of a range of temporary access solutionsMore Info

5 January 2022 More Info
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Ladder Association embarks on Surveillance Survey to root out dangerous ladders!

The Ladder Association, in partnership with Trading Standards departments across the East of England, are getting ready to undertake a significant Ladder Surveillance Survey, to investigate the conformity of ladders with product standard EN 131 in the supply chain and address ongoing concerns with the availability and use of substandard and potentially dangerous ladders onMore Info

12 October 2021 More Info
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Register now for our upcoming webinar!

We are delighted to have joined forces with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and after many months of collaboration, we are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the revised industry guidance: INDG 455 ‘Safe use of ladders and stepladders: A brief guide’. To launch the joint guidance, we’re inviting you – and anyoneMore Info

18 June 2021 More Info

Christmas is coming: Keep calm and stay safe!

The countdown to Christmas has begun and with it the risk of people falling from ladders and stepladders as they hang decorations and dress the Christmas tree. As the festive season approaches, the No Falls Foundation is urging everyone to take extra care – especially anyone who seldom uses a ladder and has little orMore Info

24 November 2020 More Info

Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!

As the lockdown eases and people begin returning to work, the No Falls Foundation is urging workers to ‘Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!’ Dedicated to preventing falls from height and helping people affected by the life-changing consequences of a fall, the charity is keen to ensure that height safety remains a priority despite theMore Info

8 July 2020 More Info

Ladder Association responds to recent HSE prosecution

A recent prosecution at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court has again highlighted the importance of ensuring work at height is properly planned and managed, and more specifically, that equipment provided for work at height is fit for use. The court heard that an employee suffered a serious elbow injury after falling 2m from a ladder when itMore Info

11 October 2019 More Info