Health and Safety Downloads: Don't Over-Reach Safety Poster
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New poster warns ladder users to keep safety in mind.
Don’t over-reach and always:
Keep your body centred within the ladder
Keep three points of contact with the ladder
Keep the rungs clean and in good condition
Make sure the rungs are horizontal
Position the ladder correctly on a firm, level surface
Check the feet of the ladder daily
Fasten the ladder at top and bottom
Use the 1 in 4 rule for leaning ladders
Do not exceed the maximum weight limit on the ladder
Only carry light materials or tools (up to 10kg)