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LADDER SAFETY: The Ladder-Guard barrier is a great low-cost solution to protect your employees now. Additionally, it mitigates exposure to fines or penalties due to ladder safety violations. Most importantly, it lowers the risk of worker injury or death by promoting proper use of ladders. 

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 351 of the 1,008 construction fatalities recorded in 2020 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable

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 #3 on OSHA’s 21 top 10 list for most frequently violated standards and is categorized as a “Serious” violation.

We can help! Ladder-Guard, A Step Toward Workplace Ladder Safety.

Reduce Risk of Worker Injury

Ladder injuries are certainly preventable, especially with the help of Ladder-Guard.

A lightweight ladder safety barrier that easily attaches to any stepladder -- therefore preventing workers from using the top step or cap.

Reduces Ladder Accidents
Increase Ladder Safety

Works on any size step-ladder & installs in minutes (with no special tools and no modifications)

Reduces ladder accidents by preventing access to the top step. Lightweight, inexpensive and easy to maintain.

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

*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.