Recent News & Blog about Ladders

Scaffold Alarm Launched at Buildshow 2015

Scaffold Alarm Launched at Buildshow 2015 An exciting revelation took place at the 2015 Buildshow construction event, held 6th-8th October at the NEC Birmingham, as VPS Site Security unveiled their brand new scaffold alarm. Construction sites…

Scaffolding Collapses in UK Capital

Considerable roadside damage occurred in West London after a long stretch of scaffolding suddenly collapsed. Road users and pedestrians in the town of Hayes were simply going about their day when the construction abruptly tumbled to the ground.…

Working at Height Forum 2015

The 2015 Nationwide Platforms Working At Height Forum attracted a record number of attendees in October, with more than 220 industry delegates arriving to show their support. The event took place at The Belfry Hotel in Warwickshire and proved…

Tower Week 2015 - Set for Success

Tower Week 2015 There are few more important events regarding the construction industry aspects of UK health and safety than Tower Week - and the fourth edition is set to be the best yet. Taking place this week, Tower Week focuses on promoting…

Firm Fined after Employees Fall from Tele Handler

An agricultural services company has received a fine after two workers took a tumble from a tele handler in north Lincolnshire. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) pressed charges against Henzell Enterprises Ltd after a basket attachment…

Ladder Exchange 2015 Launched

The pioneering Ladder Exchange campaign has now been launched for the year of 2015. Established by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) governing body eight years ago in 2007, this innovative scheme has previously resulted in a staggering…

Scaffolding Firm Fined After Worker Killed In Fall

A scaffolding firm has been fined over £60,000 after one of their employees suffered a fatal fall when the ladder he was using collapsed underneath him.   Graham Readfearn was working on a loft conversion in the area of Chorlton, Manchester…

Massive Fireworks Ladder Explodes Into The Sky

A magnificent fireworks ladder climbing an astonishing 500 metres into the sky has been captured on film by gaping onlookers in China. Cai Guoqiang, an artist and pyrotechnics enthusiast from Quanzhou City, put on the display specially for…