Preventing Falls from Ladders etc in the WorkplaceFebruary 13, 2017
Clever? OK, maybe. Sensible? No way! A third of all reported fall-from-height incidents involve ladders and stepladders. On average, this accounts for 14 deaths and 1200 major injuries to workers each year. Many of these injuries are caused by inappropriate or incorrect use of the equipment.
This article, Preventing Falls on the Jobsite, reached us today. It gives a lot more information, including falls from lifts and scaffolding.