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Resources

The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries when using ladders. These resources may not meet all the requirements for health and safety in British Columbia. Please check the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, and related materials for specific WorkSafeBC requirements.

 Ladder Safety Series

 

A series of safety documents that provide simple, clear information on safe work practices when using ladders.

Ladder Safety Meeting Record Thumbnail Meeting record
Abstract: Document your ladder safety talks.
(PDF 21 KB)
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Employer responsibilities
Abstract: Provides information for employers so that workers have what they need to work at heights safely.
(PDF 149 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-06
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Supervisor responsibilities
Abstract: Provides information for supervisors so that workers have what they need to work at heights safely.
(PDF 175 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-07
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Worker responsibilities
Abstract: Provides information for workers on how to use ladders safely.
(PDF 159 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-08
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Assess the risks
Abstract: Ask yourself the questions posed in this info sheet when deciding which type of equipment is safest and most suitable for your task.
(PDF 163 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-01
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Choose a safe location
Abstract: Identify and address all hazards in your work area before you set up your ladder.
(PDF 198 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-02
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Choose the right ladder
Abstract: Provides information on things you need to think about when choosing a ladder.
(PDF 169 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-03
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Inspecting a ladder
Abstract: Checklist for inspecting a ladder.
(PDF 100 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-04
 
Ladder Safety Information Sheet Thumbnail Set-up requirements
Abstract: Provides key requirements for setting up a ladder.
(PDF 160 KB)
Ladder Safety #: LS 2012-05

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