Step Up Wrong, Fall Down Hard

Step Up Wrong, Fall Down Hard

Any worker or homeowner using a step ladder should always remember to only use the ladder as intended and follow all of the manufacturer's warnings for the specific type of ladder being used.

OSHA Standard 1926.1060(a) states that the employer shall provide a training program for each employee using ladders and stairways, as necessary… to recognize hazards related to ladders and stairways...

Can you spot the potential step ladder hazards in the photos below?

For best practice tips on ladder safety, specifically for step ladders, check out our blog post One Step at a Time.

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One of The Fatal Four

One of The Fatal Four

One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

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