|March Is Ladder Safety Month|
|By Assistant Chief Keith Grierson|
|March 20, 2021|
Almost every home in the United States has one, and chances are you have used one personally either at work or at home. From changing out a lightbulb to getting on top of a roof, ladders are a common piece of equipment used in almost every home or building and appear to be harmless – and yet according to injury facts, thousands of people are injured and hundreds killed yearly due to falls from a ladder or scaffolding.
While falls from ladders are a growing concern, it's also reassuring and important to remember that ladder-related injuries and fatalities are completely preventable. Click on the links for more learnings how ladders and how to prevent injuries or deaths.