The changes will help to improve the safety of ladders and also make buying the right ladder much simpler.BS EN 131* – the single British & European product standard covering all types of portable ladders (step, extending and combination) has been substantially revised. When a European Standard, or Euro Norme (EN) has been agreed and ratified, all CEN member countries … [Read more...] about Portable Ladders Safety Guidance – EN131
TB Davies brings you the latest information direct from industry bodies, including the Ladder Association and PASMA, on safe working practices when working at height.
The price of a good telescopic ladder is inevitably higher than some of the cheap and unsafe products, but the cost to you and to your health will be much greater if an accident occurs because of using an inferior and unsafe ladder.Download PDF … [Read more...] about Telescopic Ladders New Safety Guidance
IntroductionThis brief guide describes what you, as an employer, need to do to protect your employees from falls from height. It will also be useful to employees and their representatives.Following this guidance is normally enough to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR). You are free to take other action, except where the guidance says you must do … [Read more...] about Working at Height a Brief Guide INDG401
Working on a roof can be dangerous. Falls account for more deaths and serious injuries in construction than anything else and roofers account for 24% – the biggest category of worker by far – of those people who are killed in all falls from height.Any fall from a roof inevitably involves at least a serious injury. The risks are substantial, however long or short the work. … [Read more...] about Working On Roofs INDG284