Use of ladders and step ladders


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  • Choosing the wrong type of access equipment resulting in falls from height.
  • Dropping of work equipment onto persons below.
  • Ladders slipping causing falls from height.
  • Damaged ladders / stepladders resulting in falls from height.
  • Unsecured ladders against a wall resulting in falls from height.
  • Influence of drugs & alcohol resulting in falls from height or dropping work equipment.
  • Ladders erected so that they obstruct walkways, doorways or vehicle routes may lead to a collision causing the user to fall.
  • Lack off first aid facilities or unable to summon assistance in case of medical emergency.
  • Manual handling
  • Increased likelihood of slips trips and falls on site during hours of darkness or inclement weather.
  • Insufficient workplace lighting or power cut.
  • Work that imposes a side loading, such as side-on drilling through solid materials, e.g. bricks or concrete, may cause a stepladder or ladder and the user to fall.
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