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Ladder Safety

- Ladder Safety

The first rule in using any ladder is to inspect it before usage

It is ok to use the top 2 steps of a step ladder as long as it has been thoroughly inspected

The belt buckle rule says that you should keep the center of your body within the side rails of the ladder to maintain your center of gravity.

The 4 to 1 rule says that when using a straight ladder, for every 4 feet of height, you should move the base of the ladder out 1 inch.

The top of the ladder should extend pas a landing at least 3 feet.

Which type of ladder is safe to use when working with electricity?

When inspected, all ladders should be free of:

When using a platform ladder, what is NOT acceptable?

Step ladders can be used correctly:

What is technically not considered to be a ladder?


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