When it comes to making rescues in emergency situations, there’s nothing more important than making sure you have the right equipment for the job. Having faulty or unreliable equipment in emergency escape situations could cause injury, or in worse-case-scenarios, a fatality.
In the year 2020/2021, the fire and rescue services in the UK attended 636,071 incidents. In that period, there were 311 fire related fatalities.
When it comes to accessing the roof of your campervan or motorhome, you might think the ladder best suited for the job is a roof ladder, but that’s not the case.
Roof ladders are designed for accessing the roof of building structures. The features that make them suitable for a building roof does not make them suitable for the roof of your campervan. Many roof ladders will be too tall to use comfortably with a motorhome/campervan, and there are a variety of ladders much better suited to your needs.
When it comes to shopping ladders, there are so many variations to choose from; from extension ladders to roof ladders, step ladders to multipurpose ladders, there are so many options available it can make deciding which one is right for you a challenge.
The concept of ladders is over 10,000 years old, but a relatively new player on the scene is the telescopic ladder. Only invented in 1989, the telescopic ladder isn’t as well established as some of the other ladders, but it’s not without its advantages.
If you’re looking for a new ladder and have found yourself considering the telescopic ladder, we’re here to tell you the top 5 reasons you should consider using a telescopic ladder.