Even though nearly everyone has been on or around a ladder and they are commonly found in any workplace, they often have very dangerous consequences. Every day workers around the country are being injured from improper ladder safety. OSHA has listed ladder safety in the top 10 violations for this year citing 2,944 violations in the 2018 fiscal year. Having proper ladder safety can be broken down into two components: worker training and behavior, and ladder upkeep/appropriateness.
This infographic breaks down how to practice and promote safety in the workplace, so you can work to reduce the number of ladder-related injuries and falls. Read this to learn how to choose the right ladder for the job and how workers can use them safely.
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