Leap in Standards for Ladders

  The Ladder Association is promoting changes to ladder construction standards a “the most fundamental changes in a quarter of a century”. What are the new standards and are they really that significant?

 BS 131 brings with it products with improved stability, strength and durability. The standard makes it straightforward to identify a ladder suited to the workplace. There’s no need to change your existing equipments as a result, but if you need to renew, look out for products marked EN131 Professional.