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)?
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?
A. No. We recommend taking any other sensible precautions available such as tying at the top, etc. It
is a safety aid and all other safe practises should be observed - it does not mean that a user can
perform circus tricks on a ladder!
Q. Will it stop sideways slip.
Sources of safety information in the UK