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Educational Materials and Resources for Workers and Employers

Ladder Safety Guidance
  • Falling off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely - BookletFalling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely - Booklet
    (PDF*) [EPUB* | MOBI*]
  • Safe Use of Extension Ladders - Fact Sheet (English) (PDF*)
  • Safe Use of Job-made Wooden Ladders - Fact Sheet (English) (PDF*)
  • Safe Use of Stepladders - Fact Sheet (English) (PDF*)
  • NIOSH Ladder safety phone app - English and Spanish
Poster
Fact sheet
Fall Prevention Wallet Card
Fall Prevention Publications
Additional Educational Materials and Resources for Workers and Employers

Construction Industry

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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

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: PDF | Russian: PDF

Multiple printed copies can be ordered by any of the following methods.

Online

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

*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

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