Recent News & Blog about Ladders

Blog Crazy Ladder ideas!

You probably use your ladders every day and have never really thought about them as anything other than a tool for helping you work at height. But did you know that your Sterk ladders actually have many uses - not just going up and down on them!…

Ridiculous Ladder Myths and Superstitions | Trianglular Bridging System

We've all heard the superstition that walking under a ladder is bad luck, well here's a few more lesser known myths to consider whilst using your trusty ladder.1. The TriangleIn ancient Egypt, priests would place ladders for the dead in…

How To Ensure Your Ladder is Level | quick safety checks

Even if you've been using a ladder for years, sometimes it's good to have a quick refresher on using it safely, and to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep yourself and your work colleagues safe.A third of all falls from height…

Window Cleaner Climbs Down From His Ladder to Raise Money for Charity

Keith Siddle, 50, is a very caring window cleaner. He has climbed down from his ladder and put his window cleaning round on hold to walk from London to Brighton in an effort to raise money for charity.Keith lives in Highfield Road, Leighton Buzzard,…

5 Tips for Safe Working at Height

Working at height can be a risky business. However by taking some sensible precautions you can stay safe. Here are 5 tips to help you at height.(1) Risk assessment and PlanningA risk assessment on your work place does not have to take long. Noting…

Ladder Safety - Should Your Ladder be tested?

Some people believe that safety testing a step ladder can actually weaken it. However if a ladder can be weakened by safety tests then it's not actually fit for safe use anyway.There are companies who have a policy of ensuring all equipment…

Chemical Industry – What steps or ladders should you choose?

The chemical industry presents a challenging arena for working at height. Using ladders or platforms when working in environments around oil, marine or mining operations can be extra hazardous especially where the work place features caustic…