Ladders are – very – dangerous devices, probably more dangerous than you realize. According to some sources, nearly one person dies per day from a ladder fall. Most of these fatal falls are from less than 10 feet and many of the victims were trained professionals who simply got careless. Interestingly, it is over-reaching that causes the most ladder falls. We researched the topic and created an article combining common sense with novel safety tips. To see what we came up with, check out our new article on ladder safety.