PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Marine Industry Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


ALI Launches Ladder Safety Site

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Comment | More

The nonprofit American Ladder Institute (ALI) has launched a new resource, www.laddersafety.org, to educate contracting professionals and the public about the proper selection, care and safe use of ladders.

The site’s primary feature is a comprehensive ladder listing with images, performance requirements, design features and guidelines for proper care and storage.  The site is organized by ladder type with additional technical support resources. The diverse listing includes a range of ladder types, including step ladders, extension ladders, mobile ladder stands and fixed ladders.

Site visitors also have access to helpful tips such as the basic ladder safety page. The page features the “Three Points-of-Contact Climb,” which illustrates how to minimize chances of slipping and falling, and “How to Choose the Right Ladder,” which features ladder design, length and duty rating.

“ALI is very proud of our new educational offering.  Business owners and consumers will benefit from the web site as it provides valuable information on a variety of ladder types,” said Janet Rapp, ALI executive director. “Most importantly, the site will equip people with practical knowledge for safe ladder use on the job site or at home.”

Founded in 1948, The American Ladder Institute is a national trade association whose mission is to educate the public on the proper selection, care and safe use of ladders. ALI is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved developer of industry standards. For more information, contact ALI at 312.673.5769 or through www.americanladderinstitute.org.

   

Tagged categories: American Ladder Institute; Health and safety; Ladders

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

CS Unitec
Work Cleaner and Safer

CS Unitec’s Vibro-Lo™ low-vibration scalers offer high performance for greater productivity & improved operator comfort. Optional dust shroud. info@csunitec.com


Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead
standards.


Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste $$ on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint!


Safety Lamp of Houston, Inc.
Wet & hazardous area lighting solutions from SAFETY LAMP of Houston

New WOLF LED and fluorescent lights are now available, including low voltage tank lighting kits.
Call: (281) 964-1019.


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Hydro Utility Penstock Overcoated in 1997. Was power washed and overcoated with major cost saving. No environmental impact with Termarust's low LC50 of 41,007 ppm.


Graco Inc.
Eco-friendly surface prep blasting equipment

EcoQuip blast equipment adds a fine water mist during the spraying process for less dust. Less media consumption. Less cleanup. Easy to use. Call 877.326.7847


Advanced Recycling Systems
ADVANCED RECYCLING SYSTEMS (ARS)

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!
(330)536-8210

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com