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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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Do’s and don’ts of extension ladders

Extension ladders typically have two sections that use brackets or guides to make them adjustable, allowing workers to perform tasks at various heights. However, the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety warns, extension ladders are not self-supporting and require “a stable structure that can withstand the intended load.”
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Multi-position ladder

Available in three lengths, the Multi-Position Pro Ladder includes 32 adjustable positions, allowing workers to do more jobs without needing to buy additional scaffolding brackets.
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