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Portable ladder is a ladder than can be easily moved or carried. Portable ladders are available in various grades: light duty or grade 3; medium duty or grade 2; heavy duty or grade 1.
Falls from portable ladders are a major source of serious injury. Be aware of the hazards and take proper precautions to prevent falling.
Incidents/accidents involving ladders are usually caused by:
Refer to safety regulations for specific measurement requirements. Refer to CSA Z11-12 Portable ladders standard or most current version for more requirements.
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