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Werner urges tradespeople to be vigilant over telescopic ladder imports

Following a recent study by the East of England Trading Standards Association (EETSA) and the Ladder Association about the safety of some telescopic ladders on the market, Werner is urging companies to only purchase from reputable manufacturers. The research into commercially available telescopic ladders found that 80% of ladders tested failed to meet minimum safety […]

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WernerCo launches new Ladder Safety Campaign

WernerCo has unveiled a new safety campaign – Stepping up to Ladder Safety – to promote best practice when working at height. The campaign explores how to stay safe on site for both construction workers and health and safety professionals. As part of the campaign, WernerCo has created a series of guides covering topics such […]

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5 ladder hacks installers need to know

With so many options on the market, it can be difficult to find the best ladder for the job. It may not appear that the type of work at height equipment you use is particularly important and that any ladder would do, but this is not always the case. Ladders are a common everyday tool, […]

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New EN1004-1 product standards for mobile access towers

New EN1004-1 product standards which will ensure all mobile access towers comply to create a safer working at height environment, and come into force in November 2021 following a 12-month transition period.  The standards will cover what materials, dimensions, design loads, safety and performance requirements mobile access towers should conform to. Under the scope of […]

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Top tips for choosing the right ladder for the job

When choosing working at height equipment, it might seem like a simple decision, and you may think a ladder is the right option for every job. However, with falls from height the leading cause of workplace fatalities in the UK, Stephanie Bradley, Product Manager at WernerCo, discusses some of the key things you should think […]

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