Blog — OSHA

Ladder Buying Tips

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Consider The Application Commercial Household Economical, lightweight, and dependable.  For the handyman, painter, mechanic and for general purposes Industrial For heavy duty use. Stable, built to take it. For construction, maintenance, or industrial work. Extra Heavy-Duty Industrial Our heavy grade. For rugged industrial, construction, rental, or maintenance use. Special Duty / Professional Our heaviest grade. Designed for your heavier, more demanding workloads. Select The Right Material Fiberglass Is non-conductive, strong, and colorful and has become a leading choice for the serious do-it-yourselfer, commercial or industrial user. Aluminum Is lightweight and strong, but it conducts electricity and should never be used near...

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What is the OSHA Standard for Fall Protection?

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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 severe injuries in the workforce, so these standards should not be ignored! And we here at American Ladders & Scaffolding are here to give you an outline of what OSHA’s criteria is for fall protection:  Reducing Falls in the Workplace The primary campaign value that OSHA pushes for...

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