Ladders can be classified as portable ladders and fixed ladders. There are also straight ladders and stepladders. To ensure safety, we need to consider the following safety hints before using a ladder:
1. Application - What kind of work do you intend to perform using the
- Which type of ladder do you need?
Under what circumstances will you work? What safety precautions should you take?
- Have you received training on the safe use of A ladder?
Remember: For works at a height of more than 2 meters, ladders should only be used for access and egress, but not as a tool to work from.