Halloween Decoration Safety Tips

Halloween Decorations: Are You Putting Them Up Safely? One of the most spooktacular holidays is coming up, and now is the time to get all your decorating done! From creepy crawlers along the house to warm glowing lights to guide the way for trick-or-treaters at night, it’s essential to ensure you’re putting up your Halloween […]

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What Makes a Happy Workplace for Employees?

When going into work every day, you and your employees want it to be a space that encourages growth, comfort, and knowledge. When you work in a dangerous environment, it can make daily life stressful, which can lead to work not getting done and an increased risk of injuries on the job.  Employees should always […]

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Fall Protection: A Serious Challenge in Compliance and Risk

Emphasize Prevention through Design Although it is easier to see fall hazards in an existing structure, safety experts around the world have found that is it safer and more cost effective to implement fall protection before structures or processes are built. This concept is referred to as Prevention through Design (PtD).   Apply the Hierarchy […]

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What is the OSHA Standard for Fall Protection?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created to help protect the safety of employees in their workplace. One of OSHA’s requirements is that employers must follow the OSHA standard for fall protection during any project to ensure a safe environment for their employees.    Falls are some of the most common causes of […]

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Solutions To Reduce Injuries

Second Leading Cause of Death According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 241 deaths caused by dropped objects in the U.S in 2019. OSHA’s “Focus Four” training recognizes “struck by and object” as the second of four leading causes of worker deaths on construction sites. Dropped objects can also cause injuries […]

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Our Four Different Safety Classes

When it comes to comprehensive safety training, we here at American Ladders offer the best in the business. For all our scaffolding and ladder products, we want to ensure supervisors and employees all understand how to use everything correctly— and safely. So, when you sign up for one of our safety courses, you can feel […]

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Scaffold Training: Where To Start

The Basics of Scaffold Training Using a scaffold over a ladder has its advantages. For instance, it provides workers with more mobility at any height. However, with more room to move around comes an increased risk of injury — especially if the scaffolding is set up incorrectly or misused.  The American Ladders & Scaffolds, Inc. […]

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4 Ways To Keep Workers Safe in the Construction Industry

The construction industry can be one of the most hazardous places to work. Workers face the risk of falling, electric shocks, injuries from machinery and tools, and heat exhaustion in hot weather daily. So, construction managers, supervisors, and employees must take measures to keep everyone safe on the job. And we have some of the […]

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The Benefits of Commercial Van Shelving

Commercial vans have a lot they need to carry and do. If you’re a commercial driver, the chances are that your van is often loaded with boxes and products. This can make it challenging to keep track of everything when trying to find something in the vehicle’s back. The best way to optimize your time […]

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Fall Protection: The Dos and Don’ts

In today’s workforce, many people have jobs where they work at great heights or around dangerous areas such as construction sites. As a result of this heightened risk for falls, there has been an increased need for safety measures to protect these workers. Fall protection is a serious issue that every worker, employer, and company […]

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Benefits of Safety Training

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places to work these days. When it comes to staying safe, using ladders properly, and utilizing the right tools, it’s essential to consider safety training for employees and employers.    Some might not see it as necessary, but it’s more important than ever for construction workers to […]

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Ladder Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

A ladder is one of the most common tools used in construction. They are frequently seen as necessary for doing any work that requires a height advantage. The problem with ladders, however, is that they can be extremely dangerous if not handled properly. That is why we want to share some essential ladder safety rules […]

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T210100B Mounting Bracket for 100ft 3-Way SRL-R

Performance Overview The steel T210100B Mounting Bracket attaches the 100 Ft 3-Way Self Retracting Lifeline with Rescue Capability (SRL-R) to any leg of the tripod. Features Attaches to any leg of the tripod Designed to fit the T210100 3-Way SRL-R Specifications Feature Size / Details Style SRL Bracket Material Steel Permanent/Temporary Temporary Approx. Shipping Weight […]

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T210060 60ft 3-Way Self-Retracting Lifeline with Rescue Capability

Performance Overview The Werner T210060 60 Ft 3-Way Self Retracting Lifeline with Rescue Capability (SRL-R) mounts to the leg of the tripod creating a quick and simple setup to allow personnel to vertically enter into a confined space. The 3-Way SRL is designed for a single user with a capacity up to 310 pounds total […]

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T210060B Mounting Bracket for 60ft 3-Way SRL-R

Performance Overview The steel T210060B Mounting Bracket attaches the 60 Ft 3-Way Self Retracting Lifeline with Rescue Capability (SRL-R) to any leg of the tripod Features Attaches to any leg of the tripod Designed to fit the T210060 3-Way SRL-R Specifications Feature Size / Details Style SRL Bracket Material Steel Permanent/Temporary Temporary Approx. Shipping Weight […]

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Prepping Your Van or Truck For Winter

As winter comes, efficiency for the job is something that needs to be handled just as well as the job itself. What this means is your prep time, planning, and everything in between all have to play a key role in how you’re managing time. And for the average person, there’s no better way to […]

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November Brand Spotlight: Little Giant

Each month, we like to highlight some of the top brands we carry, with their products and benefits to your work. Each item you bring to the jobsite is likely an imperative part of completing your work, and the right tools can always make the process easier. This month, we’re going to focus on Little […]

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3 Ways To Give Thanks To Your Tools

There are a number of things that make up a good chest of tools — and clean, functioning ones are at the top! No matter which one you’re using, care and consideration needs to be thought of before they’re deemed ‘functioning’ or ‘safe’. Most of the time, we use these tools the throw them in […]

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Reasons Proper Training Is Important

There’s a reason training and safety is a recurring theme when it comes to our products and services — and that’s because your wellbeing is the most important aspect of completing a job! But many jobs and workers go through the process of working before they’re able to figure out how to actually stay safe […]

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3 Ways To Stay Safe On The Jobsite

Preventing injuries is something we at American Ladders shoot to do every time we hear about someone working on a job, or buying new tools for that exact purpose. Because there are a ton of things that can go wrong, it’s only right to assume that unless properly trained for the unexpected, everyone might be […]

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Where Do I Need A Rolling Ladder?

Trying to reach something that’s out of your grasp can be one of the most frustrating experiences ever — especially when it’s going to take a larger amount of effort than needed. To combat these common issues, specific tools and items have been created to make the process much easier — and rolling ladders do […]

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October Brand Spotlight: Generac

Each month, we like to highlight some of the top brands we carry, with their products and benefits to your work. Each item you bring to the jobsite is likely an imperative part of completing your work, and the right tools can always make the process easier. This month, we’re going to focus on Generac […]

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Should I Invest In A Rolling Cabinet?

Organization is a key component of staying on top of your work in the workplace. Whether you’re someone who needs everything in your truck, or you’re looking for something a bit more mobile, keeping your tools and other items stored properly should be a huge concern. So, other than a bag or the box that […]

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