Welcome to Ladder-Guard!

The Ladder-Guard barrier is a great low-cost, safety solution to keeping your employees safe and productive.

Ladder-Guard Red ladder safety guard

Available in Red or Yellow

– Works on any size stepladder

– Installs in minutes with no special tools and no modifications to the stepladder

– Reduces ladder accidents by preventing access to the top step

– Mitigates exposure to fines or penalties due to ladder safety violations

– Lowers the risk of worker injury or death

– Promotes proper use of ladders

– Lightweight, inexpensive and easy to maintain.


Ladder fall heights of 6 ft. -10ft. accounted for 50% of emergency department treated ladder fall injuries and 28% of all fatalities. *


This accident could have easily been avoided if Ladder-Guard was in place!

Ladder injuries are preventable, especially with the help of Ladder-Guard. A lightweight barrier that easily attaches to any stepladder preventing workers from using the top step or cap.

OSHA regulation 1926.1053(b)(13) states, “The top or top step of a stepladder shall not be used as a step.” Additionally, ladder-related violations rank #6 on OSHA’s 2019 top 10 list for most frequently violated standards and is categorized as a “Serious” violation.**

*CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Occupational Ladder Fall Injuries – United States, 2011. April 25, 2014 / 63(16);341-346.

**OHSA’s Top 10 most cited violations for 2019 – SafetyandHealthMagazine.com – Based on OSHA Information System date from Oct. 1, 2018, to Sept. 30.

West Automotive Products, LLC d/b/a Ladder-Guard