5. When using a stepladder, make sure it is level and fully open. Always lock the hinges. Do not stand on the top step.
When using scaffolding, use a ladder to access the tiers. Never climb the cross braces.
Do not use metal ladders. Instead, use ladders made of fiberglass. (Although wooden ladders are permitted, wood can soak up water and become conductive.)
8. Beware of overhead powerlines when you work with ladders and scaffolding.
Learn how to use ladders and scaffolding properly.