October 5, 2021
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As a professional truck driver, how many times a day do you use a “ladder”? Hint: it’s a lot.
A ladder is defined as a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps used for climbing up or down something. For truck drivers, that means a ladder can be:
We believe that all “ladder” accidents are preventable yet we continually see drivers being injured—many times severely—while stepping up and down.
ALI (American Ladder Institute) reveals that the two most common ladder accidents include missing the last step when climbing down and overreaching. Don’t become a statistic. Slow down, take your time, use three points of contact, and STAY SAFE.