The University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, has a common sense page on their site devoted to Ladder Safety. Click here to read the article wherein they discuss the following topics:
- Selection of the Appropriate Ladder
- Inspection of Ladder Prior to Use
- Proper Use of the Ladder
Video, Choosing the Right Ladder: Ladder Safety by Work Safe BC, is a video designed to highlight the important safety procedures associated with ladder use on construction sites. The video uses classic B&W comedic film footage and computer graphic simulations to illustrate safe ladder techniques.
Here's another Ladder Safety Video -- graphic comedy styled video which really drives its point home
Ladder Safety Links
Ladder Safety eTools : OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
ANSI/OSHA Ladder Requirements: Lab Safety Supply
Photos: Fotosearch provides 241 Safety and Ladder Stock Images and Photos
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