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How to Avoid using a Ladder for Spring Cleaning

June 15, 2014 1
It’s not the sort of topic you would expect us to discuss on a blog about ladders, but we thought we would take a look at how you can avoid using them.  The Working At Height Regulations (2005) advises against the use of ladders unless there is no other suitable access method, which was confusing at first: many people thought ladders had been banned!  The WAHR was designed to guide people towards safer access methods such as scissor lifts, cherry pickers and scaffold towers instead of ladders, as these are safer and have a greatly reduced risk of falls and other injuries associated with them.At home, however, it is not practical to hire a scaffold tower to remove cobwebs from the ceiling or perform other general cleaning tasks, so how else can you avoid using a ladder in these situatio...
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