Falls from height is the number one cause of fatal accidents in the construction industry.
The use of step ladders and ladders is part and parcel to working in the construction industry.
It is going to be impossible to avoid using step ladders and ladders.
Employers as a minimum should provide some form of training online or classroom-based training.
The stress and anxiety that would be caused if an employee was to fall and lose their life is unimaginable for any Employer, so make sure you provide some form of training for employees who regularly use ladders and step ladders.
Click on our risk assessment safe use of ladders and step ladders to find out more.