Lesson Category: Ladder Safety

Working on a Ladder

Preventing Falls Any time you are working with your feet not on the ground there is a danger of becoming seriously hurt if you should fall. When working on a ladder then, your first concern should be preventing falls. While not a guarantee that you won’t fall, following a few basic guidelines will help reduce …

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Climbing Ladders

Climbing Safely Many ladder falls happen while climbing up or down the ladder. Many of these falls can be avoided by following a few safety guidelines when working with ladders. To help with climbing a ladder remember this phrase: “Hand, Hand, Foot, Foot” to ensure you always have 3 points of contact. To stay safe …

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Inspecting Ladders

Check Things Over Always make sure the ladder you are using is in good working order. Many workplace injuries happen because of faulty equipment. Considering the dangers of falling from a ladder you should always perform a safety inspection of the ladder you are going to use. Before using a ladder: Make sure the rungs …

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Introduction

The Tallest Tool in the Tool Box Ladders bring portability and flexibility to any job that extends above the ground. But if not used correctly, ladders can be dangerous. This online training program will present how to select the right ladder for the job, how to inspect a ladder for damage, how to set up …

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