The man was doing some renovation work near the edge of a mezzanine floor when he fell from his ladder.
The Executive Director Health and Safety in Melbourne said, “It is a devastating reality that another family has lost a loved one due to an incident at work.”
We couldn’t agree more. It can get a little depressing seeing all these stories about ladder accidents and deaths and injuries, but it is important to remember these people and learn from mistakes.
In this case, make sure your ladder is level and is leaning against a sturdy surface. Also, make sure the ladder is at the correct angle. Always check the ladder feat to make sure they are in good condition and don’t have anything that would affect the grip.