Ever wondered how you ended up using your ladders in the way you
do today? You may have previously never given them a second
thought, but there is an interesting history behind the faithful
ladder that's worth taking a look at. Here's a brief…
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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!
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 Triangle
In ancient Egypt, priests would place ladders for the dead in…
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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
A third of all falls from height…
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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
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height can be a risky business. However by taking some sensible
precautions you can stay safe. Here are 5 tips to help you at
assessment and Planning
assessment on your work place does not have to take long.
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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
There are companies who have a policy of ensuring all
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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
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