Safety Update – Are Ladders Banned?
Ladders are banned aren’t they?!?
Well, actually despite the over riding fear of their use, there are circumstances where they can be the safest means of undertaking a task. The guidance from the HSE seems to be assess the task and choose the most suitable means of access. So Risk Assessment!
As with all access equipment, selection, storage, inspection and safe disposal are important issues that need to be addressed by a competent person.
Entrainment, our training division, offer courses dealing with a range of work at height issues including safe use of ladders and ladder inspection. These courses can be offered at our training centre or at your site, subject to suitable training areas being available.
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