Ladder Safety Impact: Ladder Setup and The 4:1 Rule (Update Available)
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Ladders need to be positioned properly before use so that a fall can be avoided. The 4:1 rule is designed to ensure that a ladder is secure when resting against a supporting surface. Methods such as tying off the ladder or using a spotter can be employed to prevent the movement of the ladder when in use. In this impact, John Knopf talks about ladder setup and the 4:1 rule.