An article about ladder safety. Ground ladders are among the most common tools used by firefighters, and they routinely train on them. Firefighter ladder training is constantly revisited throughout a firefighter's career and always emphasizes the best safety practices, because no good comes when a ladder fails or someone falls from one during a fire.
An article about the safety use of a ladder. The safest way to climb indoors and out is to use a safe and sturdy ladder. Whether you're spring cleaning, hanging decorations or painting, the same basic ladder safety rules apply.
An article about the portable ladder safety. Injuries on the fireground account for 60 to 70 percent of firefighter injuries and deaths. Even though the fireground is the least controlled environment in which we operate, there are some thoughts we can share to help reduce the mishaps there. Portable laddering operations is a good place to start.
Video length: 3 min 48 secs. Check out this raw video from Bedford, Virginia. The firefighter with the helmet camera slips down the attic fold down stairs and continues down the basement stairs to the basement floor.