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28 Jun 2024

Climbing down a ladder

When you're using a ladder, safety should be your top priority at all times - including when you're climbing down the ladder.

Falls from ladders are a common cause of injury both at home and in the workplace, so don't allow yourself to become complacent. You may have finished changing that light bulb (or whatever it was you needed the ladder for) but until both of your feet are firmly on the ground, there's still a chance that you could fall and hurt yourself.


10 Jun 2024

leaning ladder against a wall

To ensure your safety and the safety of others, be sure to perform these quick ladder checks before each use.


24 Apr 2024

How Long Can I Keep Using the Same Ladder?

Ladders are a tool that can last a long time if they’re well-maintained and used properly. However, there comes a point when even the most reliable ladder needs to be retired for safety reasons. So, how long can you keep using the same ladder? The answer isn’t always straightforward, and it can depend on several factors.

Let’s dive into the lifespan of ladders and signs it’s time for replacement.


12 Dec 2023

 christmas ladder safety tips

Whether you’re putting the star at the top of the tree, dangling mistletoe over the doorways, or hanging up lights inside and out, there’s a good chance you’ll need a ladder to get the job done. To help you use it safely, we’ve put together a list of Christmas ladder safety tips.


28 Nov 2023

ladder safety in winter

On an average day in the UK, there can be as many as two million ladders in use. That includes during winter, when people are putting up or taking down festive decorations, or sorting out emergency plumbing problems. The harsher weather of winter makes ladder safety a much higher priority than it is at any other time of year.