Items Tagged with 'Ladder safety'



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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Ladder aid

The Boxtown Team Carrier allows workers to carry ladders vertically, horizontally or however they like.
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Looking beyond ladders

Why are low-level access products gaining in popularity as a means of fall protection?
Why are low-level access products gaining in popularity as a means of fall protection?
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