Ladder Safety

Ladders present unique opportunities for unsafe acts and unsafe conditions. Employees who use ladders must be trained in proper selection, inspection, use and storage. Improper use of ladders has cause a large percentage of accidents in the workplace are of accidents. Use caution on ladders. General Safety has developed a ladder safety procedure in consideration to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.25, 1910.26, and 1910.27. The purpose of this program is to establish the minimum requirements for the safe and proper use of ladders (including wooden, metal, and fiberglass ladders) and the minimum requirements for the care and use of portable and fixed ladders in order to ensure safety under normal conditions of use at Georgia Tech.

Document describing requirements and responsibilities when using ladders

Form to be completed periodically to ensure ladder is in good condition