Don't be ladder lightweight
12 December 2012
'Don't be a ladder lightweight' is a new campaign from the Ladder Association, complete with its own logo, which sets out to combat the over-confident and often dangerous mentality of ladder users who rely solely on lea
According to the association, which launches its new Code of Practice today, training is the key to improving ladder safety and best practice in the workplace.
Ladder Association chairman, Chris Ball says: "Our aim is simply to promote an informed and professional approach to ladder use, just like any other piece of access equipment. Falls can be avoided by sensible and proportionate management of the risks - knowledge and skills best acquired through training.We've actively supported HSE's Ladder Exchange initiative for the last three years to help highlight the importance of safe ladder use."