Ladder Safety - Top Step - Supervisor's Safety Script
Topic Focus: Ladder Selection, Setup and Three Points of Contact
STAY OFF THE TOP! Never Use the Top Step of a Ladder.
Many workers rely on ladders to perform their work on a daily basis. However, such frequent use of ladders creates a dangerous level of comfort that can lead people to ignore critical safety practices. In fact, falls from portable ladders are a leading cause of on-the-job fatalities and injuries.
Hold a safety meeting on the current topic of the month with the accompanying Supervisor's Safety Script. Each script covers the key safety points of the particular topic. There's also space on the reverse side to add your own notes.