Building Management Hawaii April/May - (Page 23)
Toolbox Talk: Ladder Safety
How to choose the correct ladder for the job.
here are many types of ladders,
ranging from simple wooden
job-built ladders to specialty fiberglass
ladders used for specific jobs. The
three main types of ladders are:
4 Choose a ladder that is capable of
supporting your weight and the
weight of any materials you will be
using. See the chart below.
This Toolbox Talk was developed through
the Construction Roundtable of OSHA’s Alliance
Program for informational purposes only. It does
not necessarily reflect the official views of OSHA
or the U.S. Department of Labor. This Toolbox
Talk was reprinted with the express permission of
the SWRInstitute, www.swrionline.org.
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No doubt, ladders are helpful
tools. But they can also fail you if
used incorrectly. To stay safe, keep
the following in mind when choosing
4 For indoor use, stepladders or
multipurpose ladders are usually
recommended. For outdoor work,
taller stepladders, multipurpose
or extension ladders are generally
4 Do not use aluminum ladders when
working around electricity. Chose a
ladder made out of non-conductive
material for electrical work, such
as when working near overhead
4 Make sure that the ladder is the
proper length to do the job safely.
4 Choose a ladder that is designed
for how you intend to use it. For
example, do not use step ladders
in a folded and leaned position in
place of a straight ladder.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Management Hawaii April/May
Lifts: Elevators & Escalators
Service Providers Leverage Cutting-Edge Technology
Time To Modernize?
Ready To Switch Gears?
Concrete: Restoration & Repairs
When To Test For Lead
3 Steps For A Solid Spalling Job
Phase The Work
Tips On How To Reduce Spalling On Newer Buildings
The Difference Between Repair & Restoration
Equipment Breakdown Insurance
Toolbox Talk: How to choose the correct ladder for the job.
Industry News and Movers & Shakers
On Site: Saving Staff
Building Management Hawaii April/May