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Educational Materials and Resources for Workers and Employers

NEWLadder Safety Guidance
  • Falling off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely - BookletFalling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely - Booklet
    [1.3 MB PDF* | EPUB* | MOBI*, 16 pages]
  • Safe Use of Extension Ladders - Fact Sheet (English) [554 KB PDF*, 3 pages]
  • Safe Use of Job-made Wooden Ladders - Fact Sheet (English) [656 KB PDF*, 2 pages]
  • Safe Use of Stepladders - Fact Sheet (English) [515 KB PDF*, 2 pages]
  • NIOSH Ladder safety phone app - English and Spanish

Poster
English. Also available as a 1 MB PDF.
En español. Also available as a 1 MB PDF.

Fact sheet
English. Also available as a 1 MB PDF.
En español. Also available as a 1 MB PDF.
Polish/Polski [1 MB PDF*, 2 pages]
Russian/русский [1 MB PDF*, 2 pages]

Fall Prevention Wallet Card
English [934 KB PDF*, 2 page]
En español [966 KB PDF*, 2 page]
Portuguese [940 KB PDF*, 2 page]

Additional Educational Materials and Resources for Workers and Employers

Construction Industry

CPWR: Stop Construction Falls. Contains educational and training tools including the fatality map.

Fall Protection in Residential Construction

Fall Protection Safety and Health Topics page

OSHA Construction eTool - Falls

OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Campaign


Accessibility Assistance: Contact the OSHA Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020 for assistance accessing PDF, EPUB, MOBI and Video materials.


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A Falls Prevention Poster
Poster
English: HTML | PDF --- En español HTML | PDF
A Falls Prevention Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet
English: HTML | PDF --- En español: HTML | PDF
Polish/Polski: PDF | Russian/русский: PDF
Multiple printed copies can be ordered by any of the following methods.

Online
Visit OSHA's Publications web page.

Fax
Send your request via fax to 202-693-1635.

Telephone
Call 1-800 321-6742 (OSHA) or 202-693-1999.

Mail
Send your request in writing to:
U.S. Department of Labor
OSHA Office of Communications
200 Constitution Ave., NW
Room N3647
Washington, DC 20210