Safety Tips You Need To Know When Using Scaffolds

Beginning, continuing, or finishing a job can be one of the most rewarding and challenging tasks handy individuals see. From planning the job to executing it and seeing the finished product, nothing is better than stepping back to gaze at your accomplishments. With your job however comes the reality that you might need more than just the right tools to complete it. In specific areas, there are codes and policies put into place to make sure that everyone is being safe and abiding by the rules. Here are a few that you might need to know before starting your next job.

You Need Someone Trained

Safety is key when you’re using scaffolding and ladders. Make sure you have someone competent to use them as well as a need for someone who can test the stability of them, spot you, and help put them together in the correct manner. This can all be achieved with experience, OHSA certification, as well as attending on of our very own scaffold safety trainings on-site!

The Right Items

In order to perform the job correctly, you’ll also need a combination of the right items for the job. And in order to have those, you’re also going to need to be shopping and stocking your items in the right place. When you need something you know is quality, timely, and you can count on it to be there in time, American Ladders fills the need for a reliable retailer of all scaffolding and ladder supplies to complete the job in a timely manner.


For almost 30 years, American Ladders & Scaffolds has been supplying the construction industry with the highest quality climbing equipment available on the market. We’re also the largest supplier of these materials in the nation, and are proud to offer both training and service truck service center. For more information or to place an order, give us a ring a 1-(866)-657-9252, and make sure to like us on Facebook!

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