August 22, 2018

Ladder Safety – 500,000 Injuries in USA annually

It’s hard to believe that over 500, 000 people each year are injured from falls from ladders, most could have been prevented if the user had thought more about ladder safety. We are going to explore 8 ladder safety tips when working at height. The safety of you and your […]
November 25, 2017

Video – How does Lock Jaw Ladder Grip work….

July 23, 2017

Free Ladder Safety App for Android and iPhone – NIOSH

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 to prevent ladder injuries?

Ladder Injuries   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. http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/homestyle/home-reno-shows-may-be-fuelling-ladder-falls-prompting-calls-for-helmets-to-be-worn-20150507-ggwd8s.html
December 30, 2016
ladder safety accessory

Why use a Ladder Safety Accessory – Ladder Safety Month USA 2017

“Every step matters” is the catchphrase of the American Ladder Institute’s most recent ladder safety campaign designed to bring awareness to ladder safety. Many aspects of working at height are featured including the correct way to climb a ladder, the risks involved and the appropriate ladder safety accessory. ‘National Ladder Safety […]
October 30, 2016
ladder safety

Ladder Safety – A Doctor’s Perspective

Ladder Safety – A Doctor’s perspective This video is thought provoking. Dr Roodenburg talks through the following points : – Ladder injuries are a common event – It can cause very serious injuries where 1/3 of patients will end up in intensive care and 1/4 will die – Incidents occur […]
October 16, 2016

New Australian Ladder Safety Initiative

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently launched a national campaign a good ladder safety initiative ‘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.* […]
August 22, 2016
safety

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 […]