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.

Stay Safe!