Check out our Top 10 Ladders and scaffolding fails below, by both so-called ‘professionals’ and DIY enthusiasts. There is so much wrong with these images, they could literally pass the bucket. Health and safety is a thing, people. Be careful.
These are also not for the faint-hearted.
Top 10 Ladders and Scaffolding Fails
This scaffold is perfectly balanced, on the edge of a concrete block, on an incline.. oh and the scaffold is the type that can be rolled around, so has a wheel. Yikes!
Nice and stable
This setup of quick scaffolding is so secure. What could go wrong?
A complicated setup
This man has utilised two old chairs, a board and a stubby ladder. Oh and to top it off – he is on the top rung, leaning.
Ladders and more ladders!
These two appear to be repairing some roofing. One little shift in the top guy’s weight will bring the whole thing down.
Making use of the tower lift.
These two are repairing some roofing, they are using a tower lift with a ladder coming out the top.
Balance is key
This guy is simply balancing on the feet of the ladder with no shoes. Good luck getting down!
A little bit wobbly
These two have decided to use a quick frame scaffold, and place on-top a ladder. So many things can go wrong here…
This guy has decided to tie together a number of long ladders to make a makeshift scaffold – so unsafe.
Who needs ladders and Scaffolding
This idiot is painting a window frame from the outside, no harness, no ladder and scaffolding. Only three floors to the ground.
Saved this one for last!! What can we say, this is unbelievably unsafe. I couldn’t imagine this being allowed in any country. Just one small slip?! and so far down to the street below.
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