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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...

Ladder properly staked

Ladders should be firmly secured at the base, like this, to prevent them slipping while being climbed....

3-point contact

Keeping the hands free allows safe 3-points of contact while climbing ladders....

Tool belt general use

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

Knee pads

Workers who must kneel to perform various tasks on a regular basis, like the carpenter in this photo, should protect their knees from damage. There ar...