The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 724,000 people are injured in a ladder-related accident each year. That’s nearly 2,000 each day.
More than 135,000 people are treated in emergency rooms for ladder-related injuries according to the National Safety Council.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ladder falls were responsible for 30 percent of disabling falls from height in the workplace in 2011.
Multiple studies report that more than 330 people die each year from ladder accidents.