November 25, 2017

Video – How does Lock Jaw Ladder Grip work….

July 23, 2017

Free Ladder Safety App for Android and iPhone

The USA National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a phone app which uses vibration and visual signals to assist in ensuring correct ladder angles.  The App also provides a range of useful ladder safety tips.  The app is free and available for both Android and iPhone devices.
May 27, 2017

Should you wear a bike helmet when using a ladder?

  The following article is a couple of years old now, but an interesting read on how using a bike helmet can significantly reduce ladder injuries.
December 30, 2016

March 2017 is National Ladder Safety Month in the USA

“Every step matters” is the catchphrase of the American Ladder Institute’s most recent ladder safety campaign designed to bring awareness to ladder safety. ‘National Ladder Safety Month‘ will run in March 2017 and is intended to address frightening statistics associated with ladder use in the USA. Every year there are over […]
October 30, 2016

Ladder Safety – A Doctor’s Perspective

October 16, 2016

New Australian Ladder Safety Initiative

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently launched a national campaign ‘Ladder Safety Matters‘. In one year in Australia, 1668 people aged 65 years and over were hospitalised because they fell from a ladder. Sixty-two per cent of those injuries occurred in or around their home.* Ladder related injuries among men […]
August 22, 2016

Understanding Ladder Safety

Understanding Ladder Safety About Ladder Safety Most home owners will attest that a ladder is one of the most practical tools to have in any home. However, care has to be taken when using ladders as they can prove to be dangerous if not used properly and proper safety precautions […]
August 22, 2016

Best Practices for Ladder Safety and Accident Prevention

Best Practices to Prevent Ladder Accidents Prevent Ladder Accidents  Accidents and falls from ladders are one of the leading causes of work-related injuries all over the world.  Studies show that most of these accidents are caused by the carelessness on the part of users or lack of safety procedures being […]
August 22, 2016

How to Secure Your Ladder

How To Secure a Ladder Using a Lock Jaw Ladder Grip Secure a Ladder Using the Lock Jaw Ladder Grip Ladder safety is of paramount importance; underestimated by many users. Perched many feet above the ground and at times braving odds like strong winds, rain or snow, many are more […]
August 22, 2016

New Smartphone App Promotes Ladder Safety

New Smartphone App Promotes Ladder Safety New Smartphone App Promotes Ladder Safety Looking for a new way to keep staff mindful of safety when it comes to using ladders in the workplace? This new smartphone app from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) could be the answer! […]
August 22, 2016

The Unseen Dangers of Ladders in the Workplace

The Unseen Dangers of Ladder Usage in the Workplace The majority of ladder injuries in the workplace are caused by falls, but workers can also get injured anytime during the processes of carrying, moving, lifting or simply placing the ladder on the ground.  A risk assessment should be conducted every […]
August 22, 2016

Australian Workplace Ladder Safety Regulations

Australian Workplace Ladder Safety Regulations A Reminder about Australian Workplace Ladder Safety Regulations The Work Health and Safety Act 2012 requires employers to protect their workers from any form of harm to their health, safety and welfare whilst working for them. As part of these safety regulations, ladders which are […]