Sometimes, it’s good to provide a few quick tips. Today, we have a simple list of ladder do’s and don’ts.

Do….

-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

 

Don’t…

-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?