March is National Ladder Safety Month
Ladder safety affects everyone. Whether at home or at work, you should take ladder safety seriously.
Ladder Safety and How It Affects Everyone
These numbers speak for themselves:
- 2,000 ladder injuries happen every day
- 364 deaths are caused by falls each year
- The most common ladder falls happen between 6 and 10 feet off the ground
How Do Most Common Ladder Accidents Happen?
- Missing the last step when climbing down
Avoid overreaching while using a ladder. You could lose your balance and the ladder could topple over, causing a fall.
Be sure to use the last step when you climb down. Skipping over the last step could lead to a fall if you trip.
For more information, visit www.LadderSafetyMonth.com.