An volunteer suffered bruising when the stepladders he was using failed. The stepladders were of domestic grade instead of the required industrial grade. There were no inspection or maintenance records for the stepladders and they were not tagged or logged on the ladder register. Due to their domestic grade, the static vertical load of the stepladders had also been exceeded.
What you must do:
Always work to your RAMS – If anything changes, stop and speak to your supervisor
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