STEP LADDER SAFETY

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STEP LADDER. OSHA Subpart X1926.1050A self-supporting, foldable, portable ladder, non adjustable in length having flat steps and a hinged back.Its length is measured along the front edge of the side rails.. LADDER TYPES. Type 1A- 300 lb.- Construction AreasType I - 250 lb.- Industrial a - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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1. STEP LADDER SAFETY OSHA Subpart X

2. STEP LADDER OSHA Subpart X 1926.1050 A self-supporting, foldable, portable ladder, non adjustable in length having flat steps and a hinged back. Its length is measured along the front edge of the side rails.

3. LADDER TYPES Type 1A- 300 lb. - Construction Areas Type I - 250 lb. - Industrial and Light Construction Type II - 225 lb. - Light Maintenance and Office Use Type III - 200 lb. - Household Use

4. INJURY STATISTICS 90,000 Emergency Room Treatments per year are caused by Ladder Accidents (Consumer Products Safety Commission) 100% Can be eliminated through Proper Attention to Application and Training

5. INJURY STATISTICS Most Injuries on Ladders are Falls 80% occur at top 50% occur at transition to second level Other Major Cause of Injury is Struck By

6. OSHA 1926.1053 LADDER SPECIFICATIONS Rungs, Cleats and Steps of Portable Ladders Placed not less than 10” apart Placed not more than 14” apart Minimum Distance Between Sides is 16” Must be Parallel, Level and Evenly Spaced

7. OSHA 1926.1053 Ladder Use Free of Oil, Grease, and Slipping Hazards Used only on Level Ground Top and Bottom of Ladder should be Clear Do Not Move while Occupied Top of Step Ladder is not a Step

8. LOAD REQUIREMENTS SUPPORTS 4 TIMES ITS INTENDED LOAD

9. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Employer Responsible for Training Program Program Should : Teach How to Use Ladders Enable Employees to recognize Hazards related to Ladders Inform Employees of Load Restrictions

10. SAFETY TIPS Maximum duration of 30 minutes Light work up to 10 kg Don’t work off top two steps Avoid Side Working Don’t Overreach

11. MORE SAFETY TIPS Face the Ladder when Ascending and Descending Do Not Carry Objects that could cause one to lose their Balance Never Use when Intoxicated THINK SAFE!!!!

12. SAFETY TIPS

13. SAFETY TIPS 3 POINT RULE

14. DO NOTS

15. MORE DO NOTS

16. ALWAYS…. SAFETY FIRST!!!

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