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Toolbox talk: falls: extension ladders.

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
NIOSHTIC No.
20044177
Abstract
Each year, about 50 construction workers are killed by falls from ladders. The main cause is falling from an extension ladder. The falls are frequently caused by either the slippage or movement of the supports or by workers losing their balance.
Keywords
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Fall-protection; Height-factors; Traumatic-injuries; Ladders; Extension-ladders; Slope-stability; Ground-stability; Ground-control
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M042014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: falls: extension ladders
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
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