The price of a good telescopic ladder is inevitably higher than some of the cheap and unsafe products, but the cost to you and to your health will be much greater if an accident occurs because of using an inferior and unsafe ladder.
BS EN 131* – the single British & European product standard covering all types of portable ladders (step, extending and combination) has been substantially revised. When a European Standard, or Euro Norme (EN) has been agreed and ratified, all CEN member countries are obliged to adopt that Standard as a national standard, in our case,…
The Ladder Association operates an industry standard training scheme that is delivered through approved and audited training centres across the UK.
While they may not always be your first choice, there are many situations where a ladder is the most suitable equipment for working at height. Ladders can be appropriate for low risk and short duration tasks (no longer than 30 minutes).