Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - LADDERS - Category

PERMANENTLY DISABLED FOR WANT OF A GIN WHEEL

Posted on 30th September 2016
Firm fined after 7m fall carrying bucket of cement on access ladder

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LADDER FALL FRACTURE FIRM FINED £100,000

Posted on 2nd August 2016
Two metre fall from leaning ladder costs company dearly

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LADDER PROVES UNSUITABLE FOR TWO HAND TASK

Posted on 5th April 2015
Workman fell from ladder used to remove redundant cabling

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NEW LADDER EXCHANGE INITIATIVE LAUNCHED

Posted on 29th August 2014
Old and dangerous ladders can be traded in with cash incentive

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LADDER FALL LEAVES SCAFFOLDER IN WHEELCHAIR

Posted on 8th May 2014
Firm prosecuted over failure to use most suitable means of access

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FATALITY: ROOFER DIES AFTER SCAFFOLD FALL

Posted on 3rd March 2014
Death on major social housing group project

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INCIDENT: FALL FROM LADDER ON HOMES PROJECT

Posted on 24th February 2014
Workman ‘critical condition’ after unexplained ladder fall

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WORKMAN PARALYSED FOLLOWING LADDER FALL

Posted on 27th January 2014
Carrying materials on ladder ended with tragic consequences

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LADDER ASSOCIATION ‘IDIOTS’ COMPETITION WINNER

Posted on 23rd January 2014
http://gallery.mailchimp.com/6ec39ba95ce261d16ad0e8544/images/2013IdiotWinnerSmall.jpgWorkers on Church project have faith in novel ladder combination

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DEATH FOLLOWED FALL FROM INSECURE LADDER

Posted on 20th January 2014
Contractor fined for failing to provide scaffold or safe system

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FOOTING OF LADDER FAILS TO PREVENT FALL

Posted on 10th January 2014
Business park owner fined over ladder fall and management inadequacies

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CAUSE OF LADDER FALL FATALITY REMAINS MYSTERY

Posted on 24th November 2013
Contractor fined for unsuitable and badly maintained ladder

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INCORRECT LADDER USE TRIGGERED PROSECUTION

Posted on 12th August 2013
Access and roof ladder system failed to prevent 8m fall

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INQUEST: FALL USING LADDER ON ROLLER DOOR REPAIR

Posted on 7th August 2013
Coroner calls for improved training and risk assessment reminder

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FATALITY: FALL FROM LADDER

Posted on 8th May 2013
Roofer died during roofline operations on domestic property

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HOUSING GROUP DID NOT TRAIN ON LADDER USE

Posted on 22nd March 2013
Fall of plumber exposes HA deficiencies in working with ladders  

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ROOF LADDER FAILS TO PREVENT FALL OR FINE

Posted on 25th October 2012
Building prosecuted over chimney work without use of scaffolding

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TRADE BODY FOR LADDERS SHINES SPOTLIGHT LADDER LUNACY

Posted on 18th October 2012
Ladder Association uses Facebook photo campaign to improve ladder safety

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ROOF LADDER INSUFFICIENT TO STOP FALL AND PROSECUTION

Posted on 20th September 2012
Refurbishment firm fined after failing to provide scaffolding for roof repair

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ADVICE ON HOOPED LADDER RISK ASSESSMENTS

Posted on 6th September 2012
Specialist provides briefing note on use of personal fall-arrest systems

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE: HOOPED LADDERS AND FALL ARREST

Posted on 10th July 2012
Reports find no evidence that hoops on ladders provide positive fall arrest

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REFURB LADDER FALL INJURY REVEALS UNSAFE ROOFWORK

Posted on 17th February 2012
Workman suffered serious injury in 7m fall whilst accessing unguarded roof

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INCIDENT: STEP LADDER FALL LEAVES WORKMAN IN COMA

Posted on 9th December 2011
Low fall from ladder on major college project causes serious head injury

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FIRM FINED AFTER LONE WORKING FITTER LADDER FALL

Posted on 27th November 2011
Glazing contractor prosecuted following ‘unfooted’ ladder fall incident

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INDUSTRY BODY NEW TRAINING TO REDUCE LADDER INJURIES

Posted on 23rd November 2011
Ladder Association launches course for those managing ladder use and users

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LADDER SAFETY DEMONSTRATION FAILS THE TEST

Posted on 8th November 2011
Egg on face as contractor efforts to improve ladder safety ends in comic video  

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FATALITY: LADDER FALL ON COMMERCIAL REFURB PROJECT

Posted on 21st October 2011
Contractor dies after falling from ladder during external work on bank building 

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LADDER FALL INJURY DATA REVEALS REAL IMPROVEMENT

Posted on 28th September 2011
Industry body highlights 11 per cent decline in ladder fall reported injuries

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TRADE BODY PROMOTES SAFE USE OF LADDERS

Posted on 28th April 2011
Ladder Association launches ‘Advocate Scheme’ for regular users

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DURHAM CATHEDRAL FATAL FALL DURING GLASSWORK

Posted on 17th September 2010

Glass painter dies after possible fall from ladder at Durham cathedral

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BUILDER SURVIVES LADDER INCIDENT IN CHURCH

Posted on 10th August 2010
HSE investigate fall to concrete floor during church refurb work 

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LADDER PLATFORM SAFETY INNOVATION

Posted on 22nd June 2010
Innovative solution to working at height from a ladder

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LADDER ASSOCIATION PUBLISH NEW CODE

Posted on 11th May 2010
Leading ladder trade body code on using ladders sensibly and safely

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LADDER ASSOCIATION LEADER STEPS UP

Posted on 17th November 2009
UK trade body for ladders and stepladders appoint new chair

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FATAL FALL FROM LADDER

Posted on 16th September 2009
Roofline work from ladder claims life of another refurb worker

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LADDER SAFETY INITIATIVE RELAUNCHED

Posted on 4th September 2009
TV ‘star’ launches HSE safe working with ladders campaign

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US MAN IMPALED AFTER STEPLADDER FALL

Posted on 9th June 2009
Fall from stepladder onto spiked fence could have proved fatal

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DIGITAL SWITCHOVER WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 11th May 2009
TV aerial and dish installers subject to safety campaign

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PROSECUTION OF ROOFWORK CLIENT

Posted on 12th November 2008
Client and contractor prosecuted after roof fall

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