The following general rules will govern the use of ladders at CVCC:
- Inspection of uprights and ladder shoes should always be made prior to using a ladder.
- Step ladders should be checked for unsafe hinges as well as steps and uprights before use.
- Straight or extension ladders should be held or firmly lashed when used on hard surfaces.
- Persons using the ladder will avoid over-reaching.
- Ladders should be placed so that they offer the least possible impediment to the public or to traffic.