Department of Labor
Ladder Safety Website


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Approximately 30,000 people yearly are injured (some permanently) from ladder falls.

This course will help you learn how to use ladders safely and avoid getting hurt. The information presented here does not replace the OSHA requirements for ladder safety.

Notice:  Some of the pages in this text version have links to other web sites on the Internet.  These sites may or may not have a text only version available for your use.

Click on the topic listed below to begin. 

Ladder Intro: 

Introduction

Selecting a Ladder

Work Area

Inspection

Ladder Use:                         

Setting Up

Climbing and Descending

Working On

Ladder Care:  

Maintenance

Carrying a Ladder

Storage

Ladder Review:

Checklists

Review

Links:

Links

Credits:

Credits

Contact Us:

Contact Us

 

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