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HSE key messages is to align steps facing work activity and do not work off the top two steps (top three steps for swing back/double sided stepladders) where the step forms the very top of the stepladder, unless there is a suitable handrail available on the stepladder.

A stepladder is a self supporting ladder providing swift access to low risk and short duration work.

Possible hire costs: in the region of £30 per week.

Set up time: minimal

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