ladder safety

The importance of ladder safety - a doctor's view

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 mostly with men over 55
– We should pause and reflect prior to working on a ladder
– The effects can be physical and/or psychological which will impact the individual and their family