The main causes of ladder falls and accidents are due to a variety of reasons. Inappropriate ladder selection, incorrect ladder setup angle, insufficient ladder inspection, and improper ladder use.
Even though ladders seem like a simple tool to use that don’t need a lot of instruction or training, they can be an accident waiting to happen when not used correctly. We don’t hear a lot about ladder accidents but they’re more common than you might think.
Check out this related infographic for more stats and ladder safety tips.