Oregon OSHA

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Overview

Ladders are essential tools, yet more workers are injured in falls from ladders than from any other elevated surface – roofs, scaffolds, balconies, even stairs. Most falls happen because workers select the wrong type of ladder for their job or they set up the ladder improperly and the ladder shifts or slips unexpectedly.

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Highlights

Learn more about how to use ladders safely in Oregon OSHA’s
Publication coverPortable ladders: How to use them so they won’t let you down​

 

 

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