Tying the ladder up

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Just checking my tying a ladder is OK. I found that in both cases the top slides a bit left to right. One is on a wall going onto roof and one on a tower
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Those towers are designed to be climbed on the inside
It is far easier and safer
 
Yeah you shouldn't have the ladder on the outside of a tower even with riggers.

While it might seem like money for old rope I'd advise anyone to take a PASMA course at least once in your working life. Most sites require it regardless if you're using towers, renewable every 5 years. Stealth tax if you ask me keeping people in jobs but never the less very educational.
 
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Yeah you shouldn't have the ladder on the outside of a tower even with riggers.

While it might seem like money for old rope I'd advise anyone to take a PASMA course at least once in your working life. Most sites require it regardless if you're using towers, renewable every 5 years. Stealth tax if you ask me keeping people in jobs but never the less very educational.

did look into an hss course I guess similar to pasma
 
Tie off the Tower just above ground floor level , The stabilisers can move which will make the Tower unsafe
 
How much are you charging the customer to carry out DIY work on his/her house?

BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT A TRADESMAN!

Do you have PL?

Andy
 
Your idea of wrapping the rope around the anchor point is not sufficient, the rope can move or slide around it.
Learn some decent knots and hitches and tie it more securely.
 
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Your idea of wrapping the rope around the anchor point is not sufficient, the rope can move or slide around it.
Learn some decent knots and hitches and tie it more securely.

Which knots would you recommend tying to stile and anchor?
 
I don't know, all this namby-pamby tying ladders down these days.
In 1982, I went up a wooden triple extension ladder to the very top of a Victorian three storey house with no ropes and lived to tell the tale...
 
When helping me old dad (electrician), he used to hold the ladder upright, and I'd climb up out to untangle cables etc at the end of tree branches.
 
And when I was younger we no seat belts, no airbags, no crumple zones


And last year 35 people in the construction industry died in falls from height.
 
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