HSE eBulletin

27 April 2022

Issued: 22 April 2022

HSE has guidance offering advice on how, when and where to use ladders and stepladders safely. For more information please see below. 

Make sure that you use the right type of ladder and that you know how to use it safely.

We have updated guidance with a wide range of information and advice including:

  • how and when to use a ladder at work
  • where ladders should be used
  • inspecting the condition of ladders

You can also download the guidance document Safe use of ladders and stepladders, which has been jointly produced by HSE and the Ladder Association. For more information and advice on working at height visit our website.