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Ladders...Page If ladders are unsafe or used incorrectly, they can cause serious injuries. Always make sure a ladder is in good condition before using it....About ladders...Ladders form part of most home garages and work sheds....Risks and injuries...If the ladder is not in good condition or is used unsafely, fall
12 Apr 2018
ACCC announces recalls of unsafe ladders...News 21 Dec 2012 The ACCC has negotiated recalls with two suppliers of multipurpose ladders in Australia after testing found the ladders failed to perform as they claimed. “These ladders had clear claims that they met an Australian Standard. Testing commission
21 Dec 2012
7 easy steps for ladder safety...Publication 4 Aug 2011 Office of Fair Trading for ladder safety 7easy steps 1. Use a ladder that meets the Australian Standard (AS/NZS 1892). Ask the retailer if you are unsure. 2. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions and safety warnings. Before using a ladder,
04 Aug 2011
DIY safety: beware of dangers to yourself and to others...News 8 Oct 2014 When completing do-it-yourself projects around the home, remember that safety comes first for yourself and for others. Many injuries and deaths happen during home maintenance and DIY activities when people have used the wrong too
08 Oct 2014
Ladder safety campaign for Aussie men...News 14 Sep 2016 A new national education campaign encourages Australian men to consider their safety and avoid engaging in risky ladder use. Every year, 1,600 men aged over 65 are hospitalised with ladder-related injuries, most occurring during home maintenance
14 Sep 2016
Using a ladder - Safety alert...Publication 25 May 2006 For further information contact ACCC Infocentre on 1300 302 502 www.accc.gov.au PO Box 1199 Dickson ACT 2602 Read the safety warnings on the ladder and follow the manufacturer’s advice. Never use a ladder if you are alone and cannot get assistance
25 May 2006
Using a ladder - Poster...Publication 16 Sep 2008 SAFETY ALERT USING A LADDER For further information contact ACCC Infocentre on 1300 302 502 www.accc.gov.au CHECK THE LADDER BEFORE USE Ensure the ladder is in good condition and fi tted with non-slip safety feet. Set up safely Place the ladder on dry,
16 Sep 2008
Ladder safety matters national campaign...News 13 Sep 2016 In one year in Australia, 1668 people aged 65 years and over were hospitalised because they fell from a ladder. Sixty-two per cent of those injuries occurred in or around their home.* Ladder related injuries among men aged 65 years and older is
13 Sep 2016
Ladder safety matters poster...Publication 13 Sep 2016 0764FT_0716 A joint initiative of Australian, state and territory consumer affairs agencies and the Department of Health and Human Services (Vic) WHEN USING A LADDER MAKE SAFETY MATTER It still plays out in my head… WHAT IF? It could have been fata
13 Sep 2016
Ladder safety matters...Publication 13 Sep 2016 It still plays out in my head… WHAT IF? WHEN USING A LADDER MAKE SAFETY MATTER A joint initiative of Australian, state and territory consumer affairs agencies and the Department of Health and Human Services (Vic) WHEN USING A LADDER MAKE SAFETY MATTER It
13 Sep 2016
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