New OSHA Publication available on Ladder Safety

Ladders

 

A new OSHA publication, entitled “Falling off Ladders Can Kill: Use them Safely” is now available as a free download from the OSHA website.

With text in english and Spanish and simple illustrations to show what should and what shouldn’t be done, this 14 page publication isn’t the end all concerning all the rules and regulations concerning ladders and safety but it does cover the basics that everyone needs to know.

If you or any of your employees use ladders in the course of the days’ work, download and print out this booklet and make sure you and they have gone through it. With falls still the leading cause of injuries and deaths in the workplace, it’s a serious hazard that needs to be addressed and this pamphlet is a great place to start.

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