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What are the four types of ladder carries

Horizontal carry at the shoulder, Horizontal carry at the hip, Half vertical half horizontal carry, side vertical carry (ct1pg40)


When you are moving the ladder just a short distance down the same leaning surface, such as the side of a house..

Side vertical carry (ct1pg48)


You can use this carry for short distances (under 15ft)

Half vertical half horizontal (ct1pg46)


You will use this carry when you are traveling more than 15ft to the work site. The ground should be firm and dry and the wind should be minimal.

(horizontal carry at the shoulder (ct1,pg41)


This the safest carry to use on windy days or if the ground is slippery or unstable.

Horizontal carry at the hip (ct1,pg44)

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