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Queensland Man’s Ladder Incident Lands Him in Hospital

A worker has been injured after falling from a ladder on a Queensland work site. The man was rushed to Princess Alexandra Hospital via RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter in a stable condition after hitting his head in a ladder fall

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Workplace Ladder Death Leads to Fine for Businessman

A businessman from Western Sydney was fined $60,000 after an employee died after falling from a ladder during the installation of security cameras in 2016. A 58 year old casual worker broke his jaw and suffered injury to his shoulder,

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Ladder Fall Lands NSW Man in Hospital

The risk associated with the use of ladders is often underestimated and most people become complacent about ladder safety which is why we see so many ladder related injuries especially at home and on the job site. Another ladder incident

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Man Airlifted After Ladder Fall

The latest serious ladder incident involved an elderly man working on the roof of his friend’s house near Curra, north of Gympie. According to reports, the man in his seventies lost his footing and fell, suffering head injuries. He was

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Fall from Ladder Results in Serious Injury for Queensland Man

A man in his seventies was recently injured after falling from a ladder in south east Queensland. It is believed the man broke his leg after falling 4 metres from a ladder. Paramedics treated him on the scene and then

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Statistics Show 20 Vic Worker Injured due to Falls Every Week

Another incident has occurred forcing us to consider whether we are doing enough to guard against injuries and fatalities due to falls on the work site. A 53 year old worker recently died after he fell from a ladder, on

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Man Airlifted to Hospital after Ladder Fall on Construction Site

Working on a ladder is one of those tasks that is seemingly so simple, yet it ends in disaster for so many, even experienced workers. Just recently a man was injured after falling 2 metres from a ladder in central

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SafeWork Highlights Importance of Ladder Safety

Incorrect ladder use leads to a surprising number of workplace health and safety across all industries but in construction in particular. This safety alert from SafeWork gives some good advice on safe ladder use, let’s watch and see what we

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This is How to Use a Ladder Properly

Here’s another useful video from Bunnings, this one reminding us of the importance of safe ladder usage.

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