Ladder Safety: 01. The World of Ladders

Course overview

Falls, injuries, and even death from ladders are much more common than you think, and they're almost always preventable. There are several ways that injuries can occur with ladder use, so in this series, we'll go over general information about types of ladders and their components, how to safely position and climb a ladder, and how to properly store, carry, and transport a ladder. In this first course, The World of Ladders, we'll dive into the different kinds of ladders available and choosing the correct one for your job. We'll talk about using accessories, go over duty ratings, and discuss the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA's) requirements for ladder use.
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