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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.




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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