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Ladder Safety: Best Practices Ladder Safety: Best Practices

As a roofer, I make my living climbing up and down ladders every day. So I was surprised to learn that ladder safety violations consistently rank among the top ten cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); third among specialty contractors, and seventh overall among OSHA's top-10 list of 'serious violations'–those in which 'there is substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result.' Selecting the right ladder for the job and using it properly can help you and your crew continue working comfortably, productively, and safely without accidents or six-figure fines. Read more

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