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Securing a ladder

Staking and securing the side rails of a ladder prevents falls....

Checking level of ladder

Extension ladders should be checked to ensure they are level before climbing....

Ready to work in aerial lift

Operating an aerial lift requires proper PPE and training....

Ladder extension

This extension provides two handrails that offer a point of walk through to step on and off a ladder...

Using protection knee pads

Many workers, like this carpenter, must kneel to perform their work. Knee pads can prevent injuries. Pads can be gel-filled or padded....

Gloves used in construction

Many construction firms now require workers to wear gloves to prevent dermatitis and cuts....

Hauling tools by bucket to prevent carrying materials up a ladder.

Hauling tools and materials in a container prevents falls by allowing three points of contact on a ladder....

Dangerous elevated work practice

This photo of elevated work taking place near Cancun, Mexico shows workers without fall protection on a dangerous scaffold at great risk of falling....

Properly secured compressed gas bottles

OSHA requires securing compressed gas bottles on a construction site with caps firmly in place, like these oxygen bottles at a site in Washington, D.C...

Tool belt general use

The image shows a well-organized tool belt....