Stepladders: A stepladder is a portable, self-supporting, A-frame ladder. It has two front side rails and two rear side rails. Generally, there are steps mounted between the front side rails and bracing between the rear side rails.
Hazards can be eliminated or substantially reduced by following good safety practices.
Here are some Dos and Don’ts from OSHA:
SAFE STEPLADDER USE - DO:
SAFE STEPLADDER USE - DO NOT:
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