Top 8 OSHA Violations: Safety and Fall Prevention

Top 8 OSHA Violations: Safety and Fall Prevention

  Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compiles its most frequently cited violations. Thus, we have a lot to learn about the different safety and fall prevention steps companies are, or are not, taking to protect their workers. Furthermore, at Nation Wide Ladder, we take safety seriously and want our customers to […]

Do Your Extension Ladders Need Repair?

  There are several key factors involved in keeping your extension ladders safe for use. The first begins with choosing the right ladder for the job. Once your equipment is established, ensuring proper setup, maintenance, and knowledge on proper usage is essential. Yes, we said maintenance. Like any piece of equipment, maintenance is an imperative […]

Ladder Parts – How Much Do You Know?

More often than not, when people think of a ladder, they think of a single unit folding mechanism. A tool that enables height to get a job done. However, in actuality, a ladder is a combination of many parts and components that work seamlessly with one another to enable the single-unit feel. Although replacing a […]

Fall Protection: Staying Safe at Dangerous Heights

Climbing ladders or scaffolding systems may be second nature to some, but fall protection is an element that remains constant.

Construction Equipment, Ladders & Fall Protection FAQ

Tackling a little DIY work while stuck at home? Then you’ll want to read this article first!

Importance of Following Ladder Protocol & Warnings

If you’re in the construction industry, you understand the importance of following safe practices. From wearing safety equipment like reflective vests and hard hats to making sure hazards are marked, safety is rightfully the number one priority at a construction site. But safety practices can sometimes be overlooked because they’re thought to be “common sense.” […]

How to Stay Safe on Ladders

Ladders are vital tools for contractors and homeowners alike. Unfortunately, they can also be one of the more dangerous tools if the proper safety protocol isn’t followed. Any time you step on a ladder, whether it’s for a home improvement project or a work job, you take on inherent risks. Read on for a refresher […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Construction Equipment

It can be difficult to work with a concept or materials that are brand new to you if you don’t have a well-formed idea of their capabilities. Many people are aware of construction equipment and use it almost daily. Still, do you know how to use it to its fullest potential? There are some ways […]

Four Ways To Make Scaffolding Easier

As anyone who works in the construction industry knows, some jobs require great height. It’s no easy feat to perform scaffolding in NH, but if you take the time to observe safety precautions and prepare it can be a much more relaxed effort. Though everyone has different preferences, Nation Wide Ladder knows plenty of scaffolding […]

Why Is Walking Under Ladders Bad Luck?

Even if you don’t believe in luck or spirits, you’ve heard all the classics. Don’t step on cracks, watch out for black cats, and do not, under any circumstances, walk under ladders. Have you ever wondered where these superstitions come from? At Nationwide Ladder, we’re dedicated to knowing everything about MA ladders – including superstitions […]