Aluminum ladders

What is the Risk -

Aluminum ladders with aluminum parts, will act as conductors of electricity if they contact overhead power lines. One in six worker deaths from electrocution are associated with ladders contacting overhead power lines.

How to avoid Risk –

Look Up! Always be aware of over head power lines when using ladders. Ladders should always be carried horizontally when moving them from point A to point B.


For more information please visit

Electrical Safety Authority