Ladder Safety

Portable Ladder Safety Policy

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: March 19th, 2013
Topics: Ladders |

Problem: 

The OSHA Portable Wood Ladders Standard (Section 1910.25) and Portable Metal Ladders Standard (Section 1910.26)  require employers to ensure that portable ladders are safely designed, constructed, used and maintained.

How the Tool Helps Solve the Problem:

Here’s a Model Policy incorporating the OSHA portable ladder requirements that you can adapt for use at your own worksites depending on the equipment you use and the conditions in place.