Falls from height account for the highest amount of fatalities in the workplace alone, highlighting the necessity of ladder safety. The importance of using the correct ladder for the appropriate task and following safety guidelines cannot be overstated. When it comes to gardening jobs like hedge trimming, tree pruning and fruit picking, a traditional A-frame step ladder simply won’t do. Tripod ladders are specially designed for such tasks and are much safer alternatives. So, what is a tripod ladder and what makes it different?