If you are like most people, using some kinds of ladders around the house is a weekly, if not daily event, ranging from tasks as basic as retrieving can goods from a top cabinet shelf to checking roof gutters for leaks. And because so many house hold accidents involve ladders (it's estimated that more than 2 million occur each year, when those not reported or not requiring a doctor's visit are included), you'll be wise to read on to learn about all the various types of ladders used around the home, and how to use them correctly.
There is one thing that we often use in daily work and life, but if it is not used safely, it may also cause an accident, resulting in casualties. It is a ladder. According to the analysis of 891 fatal accidents in the US Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2008-2010, 24% of the fatal accidents were caused by unsafe use of ladders. How to safely use a stepladder?