We’ve likely all been exposed to the “Basics” of ladder safety. Over the years bad habits may develop when we use ladders incorrectly without incident. Sadly, incidents do happen regularly due to improper ladder use. In 2014 there were 157 Lost Time Injuries reported to the WSIB that were a direct result from ladder use. Training/re-training of workers on ladder use, preferred methods, maintenance, storage and legislation can have the positive effect of changing our bad habits into good ones and reducing ladder use incidents. Download this Fast Fact to learn more.
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