March is National Ladder Safety Month

March is National Ladder Safety Month

by Barry Maxwell, MSSafety Services Manager March is National Ladder Safety Month, which began in 2017.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 500,000 people are treated (over 1,300 per...
March is Ladder Safety Month

March is Ladder Safety Month

Why do we need yet another special “awareness” month, especially for something as simple as a ladder?  The CDC reports that approximately 20% of general industry worker fall injuries and 81% of construction worker fall injuries treated in US emergency departments...