Ladder Safety

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by MikeJP, Sep 5, 2012.

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  1. MikeJP

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  2. rcproperty

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    yer they are a good bit of kit to have, the other great bit of kit to have for ladders is:-

    http://www.ladders-o...Ladderm8rix-Pro

    bit more expensive at £79 but with this it will hlep you not having someone to foot the ladder!
     
  3. MikeJP

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    Yeah, I've defo learnt a thing or two from this Impact training.

    Hopefully wont be doing too much ladder work but these things could become priceless. Don't trust myself on ladders sometimes. But I suppose alot of it comes down to experience and confidence and I'm lacking both when it comes to ladders at the mo. Lol
     
  4. nearlyclean

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    Ladder stops are good, I used two big screwdrivers dug in behind on wet icy ground as well or at funny angles like over a porch. regular change the rubber feet at the bottom of your ladders is important see so many using ladders with the bare metal on the ground
     
  5. rcproperty

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    yer that training has helped me out a lot too!
    i've grown up round ladder as dad was a builder so always been up and down them since a young age. but its good to be a bit nevous on them, that way it makes sure you stay safe and not get carried away on them!
     
  6. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    I always find somehting to jam my ladders behind. I remember I went and done gutter a few weeks ago. I had my ladder stand on on it was only a bungalow too. The old lady came out and imsisted she stad at the bottom of my ladder. Incase I fell
     
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    Lol had a wee woman do that for me last week I kept telling her to move away incase she got hit in the head with a lump of muck
     
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    I have one quit similar to the one shown on your video link. It is a very big help for me since I usually do most of my handy work jobs on the roof and in the wall of my home...
     
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    I like the idea of using a screw eye attached to the building and tie the ladder to that. You just have to relax and take your time when up a ladder, always land on something soft (old ladies, car bonnets, rose bushes)
     
  10. All Round Cleaning

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    I use a base mate the best bit of kit around .
     
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