Friday, 9 January 2009

Ladder Vs Bikes - Which is Safest?

According to NHS Direct, DIY ladder and stepladder accidents currently send 41,000 people to hospital each year in the UK, while there are about 1,000 further accidents involving professionals. There are approximately 50 deaths and 4,000 serious injuries. At the same time, the total number of domestic and industrial accidents involving ladders across Europe is believed to be around half a million.

Which is why an inventor has come up with an 'improved' ladder, with better feet and outrigger supports.

More here: Eureka magazine


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