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Man on ladder using Laddermate for safety

Ladder Safety Tips and Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can you use LadderMate between 2nd & 3rd rungs (to bridge over porches, conservatories, etc) on level ground?

Q. Can you use it on soft ground (Or surfaces other than concrete/tarmac)?

A. Yes. Because LadderMate works on mathematical principles, the surface is not relevant. It does not rely on friction for its effect. After erecting the ladder on soft ground, put weight on the bottom rung to dig it in before installing LadderMate.

Q. Does it fit any ladder?

Q. Is it approved by the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) or other national safety bodies?

Q. How does it work?

Q. What height can the ladder be using LadderMate and what weight will it take?

Q. Can it be used on sloping ground?

Q. Does it put stress on the bottom rungs?

Q. Does using LadderMate mean that we donít have to bother with any other safety measures?

Q. Will it stop sideways slip.

Sources of safety information in the UK