When working at height, it is important to understand the rules designed to reduce the risk of falls from height and other work-related personal injuries or fatalities to improve ladder safety.Appropriate Safety EquipmentThe most basic rule when working at heights is always use appropriate safety equipment. This includes helmets, safety harnesses or lanyards, and other … [Read more...] about What are the rules for safe working at height?
When choosing the correct ladders or stepladders for a short duration job, it is essential to consider where you'll be using it and check the surface on which you'll use the ladder. If you're working near sources of electricity, use a GRP or fibreglass ladder that can withstand at least 30,000 volts.Check for obstructions, such as trees, telephone, or power lines. … [Read more...] about Step 1. Choosing the Right Ladder or Stepladder
When working at heights, certain precautions should be taken to ensure the safety of workers. The most important factor is to stick to are the basic rules and standards set out by the Ladder Association, Health & Safety Executive in the UK, and OSHA in the USA. These include ensuring that all ladders and steps used are in good condition. Never climbing higher than the third … [Read more...] about How to keep safe when working at height
When it comes to keeping your telescopic ladders in the best condition possible, there are a few essential maintenance tips and tricks you can use that will help ensure its longevity. Investing in a high-quality telescoping ladder like the 3.8m Xtend+Climb® ProSeries S2.0 will allow you to enjoy its features for longer, but just like any other piece of equipment, they require … [Read more...] about Maintaining Your Xtend+Climb Telescopic Ladder
With the recent rise in fuel costs and greater attention on the amount of carbon we consume daily, knowing that we can save on both by choosing better products has become essential for all procurement teams. One of the most effective ways to do this is through fuel saving, and one of the best tools to help you achieve this is using a telescopic ladder. The all-new 3.8m … [Read more...] about How Xtend+Climb Helps Reduce Fuel Costs & Carbon Emissions