One challenge we all face on the job on a regular basis is climbing a ladder while carrying your material AND maintaining three points of contact. Josh Kindhart from IBEW 113 has a solution for us.

By attaching a trash can or bucket to the top of the ladder with wire or another fastener, you are able to climb the ladder, maintain three points of contact, and access your materials.

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Matthew Walton

Matthew Walton is the host of IBEW Hour Power and has been with the program since its beginnings in 2007. As an IBEW Hour Power host and producer, Matthew travels across the United States and Canada visiting job sites, training centers, and union halls to tell the stories of the IBEW brothers and sisters that work so hard every day.

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