Falls from portable ladders (step, straight, combination, and extension) are one of the leading causes of occupational injuries and fatalities. The following are some quick tips from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on ladder safety.
New Resources for Ladder Safety Information, Training, and Standards
September 1, 2014
The American Ladder Institute (ALI) announced the launch of its newly redesigned website, www.americanladderinstitute.org. ALI said the new site is dedicated to advancing its mission of promoting ladder safety in the workplace and home through education, training, and development of ladder safety standards.
Contractors, take note: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is currently stepping up its vigilance with new regulations and a new national safety campaign to prevent jobsite falls.