A fall from a ladder can cause major injuries, some of which can be fatal.
Most common causes of ladder accidents:
Selecting the Wrong Type of Ladder
Using Worn or Damaged Ladders
Incorrect Use of Ladders
Incorrect Placement of Ladders
If you need to use a ladder. What is your first step?
STEP 1 : CHOOSE THE RIGHT TYPE OF LADDER
Which kind of ladder is right for the job - step stool, stepladder, extension ladder or multi-purpose ladder? The intended task and the work environment help determine the style of ladder best designed to keep you safe and productive on the job.
STEP 2 : CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEIGHT OF LADDER
STEP 3 : CHOOSE THE SUITABLE WORKING LOAD FOR THE LADDER