One of the owners regularly use tools is a ladder. You need to change the porch light, clean the gutters or put something on top of the cabinet. You may need a ladder to do the job!
While ladders seem harmless enough and is a useful tool, accidents can still happen if you follow some simple safety tips. You might be surprised to learn that each year; over 400,000 people were injured in the scale of the accident and end up in the emergency room or doctor. Some injuries are so small that cuts and scrapes while other injuries caused by broken bones or worse.
Then share some safety tips to ensure that you use a ladder to do the job is done!
1. Before using a ladder, inspect and check all the screws and side guides are in place. Walking on a scale that is not safe, it may cause you to have fallen exactly what we want to avoid!
2. Check the bottom of the stairs to make sure no dirt, paint or liquid that accumulate and produce a range is not strong. For security reasons, try using scale skid spurs – helps keep the ladder in place and prevent slipping.
3. Make sure your ladder is set correctly before continuing. Ladder must be on a level surface – never place a ladder on uneven surfaces. Once you are sure the ladder is secure and level make sure to lock the side guides to adjust the scale.
4. Always place the ladder as close to the desktop as you can. Do not exceed the limits or stretch to one side, this can cause you to fall if you lose your balance. It may take a little more time to complete the task of continuing the stairs to the position, but the best for their safety.
5. Never move a ladder with something like a hammer, paint can or similar. You do not feel very good to have a final picture could hit you in the head – in this case, the object!
6. Do not be lazy and put off the scale, if you need a larger scale! Excessive and is one of the most common ways that people are injured when using a ladder. With a large scale is also fresher and you can lean while working.
7. The most important thing is always up and down the front stairs and holding it with both hands whenever possible. Also be sure to take one step at a time, if you miss a step, you can wipe you fell down the stairs.
By following a few safety tips you will be able to avoid accidents or unnecessary trips to the emergency room. I know it sounds like advanced common sense, but I see people make simple mistakes every day not think when you do something and try to finish quickly.