School sports and concussion
Whilst rare, serious injury can happen. Having the right procedures in place and knowing what to do can reduce the risks.
Ladders and stepladders are used in many workplaces. There is no ban on this and they offer a practical option for low risk, short duration tasks.
However, they can pose a significant risk of injury if they are not used properly. There can be a temptation to use them even if they are not quite right for the job or to just get things done quickly. Therefore, it is essential that some basic safety precautions are taken when they are used.
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