Location of incident

Hamilton New Zealand

Age of impacted party



Minor injury

Type of incident

Fall from height

Type of equipment involved


Type of injury


Bodily injury to

Lower limb

Action taken

Offsite Medical Professional assistance

Involvement of contributor

Worker performing task

Causes of the incident

Incorrect equipment setup

Description of incident

When pruning off a orchard ladder on a deck the second man knock the ladder which cause it to give way and collapse

Contributing factors

Not having a brace between ladder and ladder arm Working on smooth deck

Incident review and preventative measures

Brace rope now installed on ladder Second man to hold ladder if needed

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