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Ladder Safety Infographic
Format:  PNG
Language:  English / French
Size:  27.9 cm by 43.2 cm
11 in by 17 in


(Optimized for printing on an 11 x 17 inch sheet)

Product Description

Ladders are common to almost every home and workplace, giving the impression that ladder work requires no special knowledge or skills. But anyone who uses a ladder should have hands-on safety training to learn about the various risks involved and the precautions necessary to prevent falling. Every year, a significant number of injuries occur when people use ladders at work or at home.

Share this infographic with tips on inspecting, setting up and working from a ladder, along with some employer responsibilities to ensure that ladders are used safely in the workplace.

Read our fact sheets for more information on working safely with ladders.

About CCOHS Infographics

Infographics are designed to be read online, so we encourage you to share them to your online social networks and e-mail. When printing our infographics, please note that they are optimized for 11 by 17 inch paper. We also develop larger posters ideal for printing and display, based on the guidance offered in our infographics.

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