Ladder misuse is one of the most frequent causes of job site accidents and injuries in the construction and contracting industry. A report by the CDC found that 34,000 people were injured and 113 were killed in just one year as a result of work-related ladder falls. The majority of these incidents happened to construction workers. Even more troubling, self-employed contractors and small contracting teams were more likely to see higher than usual fatality rates.
To protect yourself, your workers and everyone’s respective loved ones from the anguish of serious injury or death, always practice the following safety precautions when using ladders on a job site: Read more