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Each year SafeWork investigates around 100 serious incidents in Sydney and around NSW where workers have fallen from ladders. Most of these incidents have involved a ladder being used incorrectly or inappropriately. Workers have suffered dislocations broken bones severe lacerations and head injuries. In some cases, workers have died. Ladder brackets help fix your ladder in place to avoid slipping.
People working in construction retail and building maintenance are of the most injured. However, any worker using a ladder is at risk. If you work with ladders keep your people safe. Workers should only use ladders for simple access or for work that is short in duration it’s best to do most of the work at ground level whenever possible if you can’t consider alternatives to a ladder such as scaffolding you could also use an elevated work platform such as a scissor lift a boom or a knuckle boom if a ladder is your only option choose the right one it should be designed for the work you do an a-frame or an extension ladder may be appropriate for most tasks but a platform ladder could be safer once you’ve chosen the right ladder for your work make sure you. Here are some steps you can take to ensure safety while using ladders.
Height safety compliance starts with the design. Send through your architectural plans and we will advise you with the site specific on-budget solution.
An accredited team of height safety installers with the experience to ensure we over-deliver. Our team of installers is flexible and can be on-site on short notice.
Certification of your height safety system and testing of your anchor points to ensure compliance with relevant Australian standards.