ladder safety

Getting a leg up on ladder safety

By Sharon Thatcher, Rural Builder – Ladder safety is a huge issue in the construction industry. According to David Francis, National Safety Director at Little Giant Ladder Systems, every day 500 people are injured in ladder accidents. “Twenty-five of those people are permanently disabled and one of them will die,” he notes. Francis and...

ALI releases new ladder safety training module

The American Ladder Institute, the national trade association representing the North American ladder industry, released the Mobile Ladder Stands/Platforms safety training module. This module is the fourth in a series, joining multi-media training programs for step ladders, extension/single ladders and articulated ladders. The program is free and can be used in a group or...

Werner offers free multilingual ladder safety courses online

Greenville, PA – Werner Co. announces the availability of the free ClimbingPro III Online Resource Center at www.wernerclimbingpro.com. The online tool provides a secure, convenient way for students and instructors to administer the latest in ladder and pump jack safety training. End users have direct access to online training materials, which teach safe climbing...