Unsafe ladder use is one of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA workplace safety violations. It is also one of the leading causes of employee injuries and fatalities during orchard harvesting and other agriculture operations. Hazards from uneven terrain, unstable surfaces and fast-paced work often lead to severe employee injury if not considered and addressed.
In this course, you will learn best practices to manage all aspects of safe ladder use in agriculture settings.
This session covers:
- Fundamental ladder safety principles
- Agriculture ladder types and selection considerations
- Ladder inspection, maintenance and safe use practices