Ladder safety

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If you are new to working with ladders or if you have worked with them for years, please follow the do’s and don’ts of ladder safety.

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Inspecting ladders

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Inspect all ladders before each use, and after any occurrence that could affect their safe use, including dropping the ladder or if it falls.

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Ladder Safety: Do’s and Don’ts If you are new to working with ladders or if you have worked with them for years, please follow the do’s and don’ts of ladder safety. DO use the right ladder for the job. Ladder classification and capacity should be clearly labeled on the side rung of the ladder. DON’T […]

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Ladder Safety: INSPECTING LADDERS Inspect ladders carefully. Inspect all ladders before each use, and after any occurrence that could affect their safe use, including dropping the ladder or if it falls.  Defective and/or damaged ladders must be immediately marked in a manner that readily identifies them as defective/damaged, or be tagged with a “Do Not […]

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LADDER SAFETY: DOS AND DON’TS If you are new to working with ladders or if you have worked with them for years, please follow the dos and don’ts of ladder safety. DO…use the right ladder for the job. Ladder classification and capacity should be clearly labeled on the side rung of the ladder. DON’T…use step […]

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LADDER SAFETY: INSPECTING LADDERS Inspect ladders carefully. All ladders must be inspected periodically by a competent person, and after any occurrence that could affect their safe use. Including dropping the ladder or if it falls. Inspect ladders before each use, any defective and/or damaged ladders must either be immediately marked in a manner that readily identifies […]

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LADDER SAFETY: SELECTING THE CORRECT LADDER FOR THE JOB There are many types of ladders, ranging from simple wooden job-built ladders to specialty ladders used for specific jobs. Ladders may be made of timber, aluminum or fiberglass. There are three main types of ladders used in the construction industry: Extension Step Multipurpose Keep the following […]

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SAFETY STAND DOWN 2016 – LADDER SAFETY: THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]The Department of Occupational Environmental Health and Safety would like to thank all employees and departments that participated in this years Safety Stand Down – Ladder Safety that was conducted throughout the month of May. We are pleased to announce […]

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