Extension Ladders: Extension ladders generally have two sections that operate in brackets to allow for adjusting the ladder’s length. OSHA notes that these types of ladders need a stable structure to hold loads, as they are not self-supporting.
OSHA recommends a variety of tips for safely using extension ladders, including:
Also good to note - when multiple trades are within the same area, it is a best practice to demarcate access point to the ladder, preventing accidental displacement.
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