Safety articles on Ladders

Fixed Ladder
Ladders

Are Fixed Ladders Really Any Safer Than Portable Ladders?

While fixed ladders may seem safer in a work environment than portable ladders, there are still many safety issues that must be considered.

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Worker climbing up a step ladder.
Ladders

What to Cover During Your Next Step Ladder Safety Meeting

With so many rules on how safely use a step ladder on the job, here are the important points to cover during your next safety meeting on ladder safety.

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Worker standing on step stool fixing a door on a business.
Ladders

Step Stools Also Require Ladder Safety Precautions

With a fixed height up to 32 inches tall, step stools may seem safe but require many of the same safety precautions of full-size step ladders.

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Warehouse Worker on Extension Ladder Taking Inventory with a Clipboard
Ladders

Extension Ladders for Shops, Warehouses, and Distribution

Many industries require workers to access elevated areas and an extension ladder can be useful, but if improperly used, can result in unfortunate incidents.

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Portable step ladder at indoor construction site.
Ladders

Prevent Risky Hazards When Using Portable Ladders on the Job

Workers must be trained in ladder safety and must follow safe ladder use guidelines every time they use a portable ladder on the job.

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Extension Ladder
Ladders

Extension Ladder Safety Precautions to Keep Workers Safe

Understand why it is important to have regular safety meetings on the basics, like ladder safety. so all workers stay safe when using ladders at work.

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Several Tripod Orchard Ladders ready to be used.
Ladders

Tripod Orchard Ladder Hazards and Job Site Safety

Great toolbox talk reminders for workers on the hazards, safety precautions, inspection reminders, and safe lifting guidance for tripod orchard ladders.

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Step Ladder, Green Painted Wall
Ladders

Ladder Inspections are an Important Part of Workplace Safety

Ladder inspections aren't difficult, but workers should be trained to know what they are looking for, when a ladder is safe to use, and when repairs are required.

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Two Workers Inspecting Extension Ladder
Ladders

Include Ladder Inspections With Ladder Safety Training

Even with periodic inspections, it is still every worker's responsibility to be sure that the ladder they are about to use is in safe working order.

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