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Ladder Safety Tips

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Ladder Safety Tips

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We use ladders as tools while trying to accomplish our jobs. Ladder safety usually follows the same rules that apply when using most tools:

  • Choose the best equipment for the job. Instead of using ladders to work from, use scissor lifts or scaffolding – they’re safer. Try to use ladders only for climbing to other levels.
  • Pick the correct ladder height.
  • Maximum weight capacities on commercial ladders will be located on a sticker. Use only ladders that have weight capacities of 250 ...
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