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    Ladder guidance released

    2020-06-15T11:30:00Z

    The Ladder Association issues new guidance on protecting ladder users from Covid-19

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    Bennett receives prestigious honour

    2019-01-04T10:34:00Z

    Peter Bennett, managing director of PASMA, has been awarded an OBE in the UK’s New Year’s Honours List for his work in access

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    Ladder Association targets telescopics

    2017-05-08T12:13:00Z

    The Ladder Association has produced a safety guide for users of telescopic ladders following recent reports of unsafe products in the UK

  • The winning submission for the Ladder Exchange's ‘Ladder Losers’ competition.
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    Successful Ladder Exchange 2016

    2017-01-31T13:24:00Z

    Ladder Association reports successful Ladder Exchange initiative, which continues to keep people safe by encouraging users of old or broken ladders to trade them in for new ones

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    Ladder Association warns of accident statistic complacency

    2016-11-08T10:05:00Z

    Despite the downward trend in falls from height in the UK, according to HSE’s annual ill health and injury statistics, this is not the time for complacency said the Ladder Association

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    John Bungay retires from Ladder Association

    2016-04-19T12:32:00Z

    As a Ladder Association member of 35 years John Bungay was a significant contributor to the development of ladder standards and best practice

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    Ladder Exchange 2015 launched

    2015-09-02T10:41:00Z

    The Ladder Association scheme runs from 1 September to 31 December and allows users to exchange old and/or defective ladders in the UK for safe new ones - at a discount

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    Ladder Association announces new chairman

    2015-06-04T09:49:00Z

    Martin Brooke, sales director at Bratts Ladders, is the new chairman of the Ladder Association. He took over from Cameron Clow, Clow Group managing director

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    AFI acquires Astra Training

    2015-03-09T13:08:00Z

    AFI has acquired certain assets of Astra Training which includes IPAF, PASMA and Ladder Association courses

  • Winner of the Ladder Association’s Idiots on Ladders.
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    Idiots on Ladders winner

    2015-01-13T11:08:00Z

    After receiving more entries than ever before, the Ladder Association’s Idiots on Ladders contest has a winner

  • A possible contender for the 'Idiots on Ladders 2014' accolade
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    Entries flood in for ‘Idiots on Ladders’

    2014-11-10T20:22:00Z

    Third annual safety campaign continues to highlight the dangers of ladder misuse

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    Industry education leads IOSH Conference

    2014-06-05T14:09:00Z

    Industry associations PASMA and the Ladder Association deliver training and seminars as part of conference’s CoreSkills+ programme

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    Associations support new UK working at height guidance

    2014-01-29T10:04:00Z

    The Access Industry Forum (AIF), The Ladder Association and PASMA have welcomed clearer, easier to follow guidance.

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    Biggest Idiots on Ladder announced

    2014-01-26T16:19:00Z

    The UK's Ladder Association’s 2013 Idiots on Ladders Facebook competition has provided a clear winner, it says, with a photo of two men showing a dangerous misuse of ladders.

  • The winning entry in the Ladder Association's 'Idiot on a Ladder' photo competition 2012
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    UK ladder exchange set to start

    2013-08-28T16:24:00Z

    Broken and bent ladders can be exchanged for new ones, at a discount, at Ladder Association partners' outlets

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    The UK Ladder Exchange starts on September 1

    2012-08-29T09:35:00Z

    From the beginning of September to the end of November anyone in the UK who buys, uses or has responsibility for supervising the use of ladders, can take advantage of this year's Ladder Exchange.

  • Cameron Clow chairman of the Ladder Association.
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    New chairman for Ladder Association

    2012-03-14T11:47:00Z

    Cameron Clow, is the new chairman of the Ladder Association, the UK trade body responsible for advancing safety and best practice in the ladder industry and for overseeing the delivery of the national training scheme. He takes over from Chris Ball and will serve for a period of three years.

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    Ladder Exchange moves to Ladder Association

    2012-02-06T12:33:00Z

    This year sees responsibility for running and developing the annual UK Ladder Exchange (LE) transfer from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to the Ladder Association.

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    Falls from ladders drop

    2011-09-28T15:48:00Z

    The UK's HSE (Health Safety Executive) has announced that the number of injuries involving the use of ladders and stepladders fell for the second year running despite 51% more falls from height having been reported to the HSE over the same period

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    Don't be a Ladder Lightweight

    2010-05-17T12:26:00Z

    The UK's Ladder Association's new 40-page code of practice has been completely revised and updated, it contains a wealth of information for ladders users and employers alike. Timed to coincide with the launch of the association's 'Don't be a ladder lightweight' campaign promoting training, the code covers everything from the ...