Back in 2015, a farmer fell from height and passed away from his injuries.
At the end of the article, the author suggests a few things for preventing ladder-related accidents.
Here are some of the tips:
-When working at heights, use the proper safety equipment.
-If working on a roof, use a ladder that is tall enough and is designed for roof work.
-Use a ladder in good condition and placed at the right angle.
-Check for fragile roof lights and panels.
-Consider using competent construction contractors for all work at height.
Here are a couple of added safety tips:
-Choose the right ladder for the job.
-Always inspect your ladder.
-Never stand on the top rung or top cap of a stepladder or top three rungs of an extension ladder.