Safe use of ladders and stepladders

Falls when working at height remain the most common kind of workplace fatality. Health and Safety Executive have published the following guidance to make sure that you use the right type of ladder and that you know how to use it safely. the content includes:

  1. Overview
  2. How and when to use a ladder at work
  3. How to check your ladder is safe before you use it
  4. Types of ladder and using them safely
  5. Where ladders should be used
  6. Securing ladders and ladders used for access
  7. Inspecting the condition of ladders
  8. Product standards

Click here for the guidance.