Ladder Safety Thread for Dummies!

**Ladder Safety Thread for Dummies! :mrgreen: **

First time I have seen this!

Safety and Health Topics Electrical

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  • eToolsMore HowFocus Hurricane
    Working with electricity can be dangerous. Engineers, electricians, and other professionals work with electricity directly, including working on overhead lines, cable harnesses, and circuit assemblies. Others, such as office workers and salespeople, work with electricity indirectly and may also be exposed to electrical hazards.

The following questions link to information relevant to electrical hazards in the workplace. Information related to the construction industry is covered by a separate topic page.

What OSHA standards apply?

How do I recognize electrical hazards in the workplace?

What are some examples of possible solutions for electrical hazards?

What additional information is available?

Keeping Workers Safe During Clean Up and Recovery Operations Following Hurricanes. OSHA, (2005, September). Includes information such as news releases, public service announcements, fact sheets, frequently asked questions,
and more.
News Releases


  • Ergonomics: Solutions for Electrical Contractors. OSHA. Describes common hazards that electrical contractors may encounter and possible solutions for these hazards.
    *]Construction. OSHA. Helps workers identify and control the hazards, including electrical hazards, that commonly cause the most serious construction injuries.

An accident waiting to happen. At least its a wood ladder, he may fall but he won’t become grounded (no pun) when he drills into the electrical line.

Look! Something here for anyone interested in Safety!

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Thanks. Thats quite a list.

Can anyone find a problem with this setup?


This looks like a ladder in a pool and a metalic ladder at that. The man working with an electric drill. Not a good plan.


This is a new way to use an extension ladder…:roll:

Ok 2 more of my favorite ladder pics and I will stop…I promise.



Remember, safety first! Unless it interferes with production. It never ceases to amaze me of how people manage to try to go one up on stupidity to save a minute or two. Twenty-four years as career firefighter and part time cosntruction taught me that someone will always try to out stupid the next guy, even if they haven’t seen it.