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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

23 March 2017 More Info
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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

24 January 2017 More Info

The Association Comments on Vehicle Maker Fall from Height Prosecution

As reported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)*, the national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell from a faulty stepladder and suffered serious head injuries. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how the worker was servicing a large delivery truck in September 2015 when heMore Info

9 December 2016 More Info

Industry figure, Alan Keates, has passed away

It is with great sadness that we have been advised by Clow Group on the recent passing of Alan Keates. Alan had been with the Clow Group since 1982 and was one of the co-founders of WJ Clow (Midlands) Ltd. Warm, personable and outgoing, Alan was very well known and respected throughout the Ladder Industry. He leavesMore Info

30 November 2016 More Info

The Ladder Exchange returns to remove more unsafe ladders from workplace

Launched by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 2007 and now managed by the industry’s trade body, the Ladder Association; the Ladder Exchange has returned for 2016 and will run from 1st October – 31st December. Since 2007 the campaign has resulted in thousands of dodgy and downright dangerous ladders being removed from service andMore Info

30 September 2016 More Info

Access Industry Forum announces 2016 conference

THE Access Industry Forum (AIF), the forum for the leading trade associations and federations involved in work at height, including the Ladder Association, has announced details of its first national one-day conference. Supported by the Association for Project Safety (APS), Hire Association Europe (HAE) and the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), Implementing changeMore Info

4 August 2016 More Info

London Underground joins the Ladder Association

The London Underground, part of Transport for London, has joined the Ladder Association, the trade body representing the ladder industry in the UK and Ireland. The Association supports technical excellence, safety and best practice and is a major contributor to the setting of national and international standards. It also delivers a range of training coursesMore Info

4 August 2016 More Info