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?
Q. Will it stop sideways slip.
Sources of safety information in the UK
Department of Trade and Industry - "The Ladder Users Handbook"
Available at ladder outlets.
Health and Safety Executive - HSE Infoline.
By Phone: 0541-545 500
Health and Safety Executive - HSE Books
Free and chargeable literature, by Phone: 01787 881165