Ladder Safety: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness


Ladder-Safety-1As spring and summer arrive, a lot of men are digging the ladder out of the garage and doing work on the gutters, windows, roof — you name it. It’s a handy tool, but also one of the most dangerous. Every year, there are over 90,000 emergency room cases related to ladders, and innumerable more that aren’t treated in hospitals. Surprisingly, ladder-related injuries have increased by 50% in the last 10 years, and yet OSHA believes that 100% of injuries can be prevented with proper attention to safety. Even if it seems onerous, always use an abundance of caution when working on ladders.

via Ladder Safety: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness.

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