Looking at statistics can help remind you the importance of being safe and helping others be safe.
-43 percent of all fatal falls involve a ladder
-As the worker’s age increases, the risk of injuries increases
-Men and Hispanics had higher rates of fatal and nonfatal ladder injuries compared with women and non-Hispanic whites and workers of other races/ethnicities.
-Self-employed workers get injured at a higher rate than salary/wage workers
-Smaller companies have higher amounts of higher fatalities
-The construction industry had the highest rates of ladder-related injuries compared to all other injuries.
-49 percent of all ladder-related fatalities involved a head injury.
Falls from ladders are a serious matter, and these statistics prove it.