Sometimes, it’s good to provide a few quick tips. Today, we have a simple list of ladder do’s and don’ts.
-Use a stable ladder in good condition. Use a ladder with the correct weight rating.
-Be careful when working around hazards
-Choose the correct ladder for the job
-Inspect the ladder before using it
-Follow all ladder safety guidelines
-Maintain three points of contact
-Put too much weight on the ladder or forget to factor in the weight of your equipment
-Overreach while on your ladder – (Instead, DO Follow the belt buckle rule)
-Use ladders if workers cannot maintain three points of contact (hands and feet) at the working position.
-Climb the ladder if you are impaired in any way.
What quick ladder safety tips do you keep in mind?