Items Tagged with 'Ladder safety'

ARTICLES

Ergo19_Bicknese_0405_JW.jpg

Safely working at height

Most workers are trained to climb using the “three points of contact” rule, but how do they stay safe when tools and equipment need to go up with them?
Most workers are trained to climb using the “three points of contact” rule, but how do they stay safe when tools and equipment need to go up with them?
Read More
DIY

DIY safety

Things to know before your next home improvement project
Do you have a home improvement project you plan to tackle yourself? Whether you’re a seasoned do-it-yourselfer or a relative newbie, getting the job done properly requires a pre-project safety plan. So, before you get started, check out these expert tips for making sure your DIY project is injury-free.
Read More
ladder safety

Safety at every rung

Training workers on using ladders is a must
Although ladders aren’t as complex as other equipment, their relative simplicity can lead to a lack of training for some workers, one safety expert says.
Read More
Josh-Rizzo.jpg

Trends in ... ladders

‘Ladder safety is everyone’s job’
OSHA’s standard on ladders (1926.1053) rounded out the top five of the agency’s annual Top 10 list of most cited standards for fiscal year 2020. Violations of the standard totaled 2,129. In FY 2019, the standard drew 2,766 violations.
Read More
sh0321safetytipsladder.jpg

Ladder safety: The basics

“Ladders are tools,” the American Ladder Institute says. “Many of the basic safety rules that apply to most tools also apply to the safe use of a ladder.”
Read More
WernerCo.jpg

Leaning ladder

The LDP7306 LEANSAFE X3 Dual Purpose Leaning Ladder is a professional three-in-one multipurpose ladder that seamlessly changes from a stepladder to straight ladder with one adjustment.
Read More