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.

For more safety tips like this one, check out our Job Tips channel!


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Kenny Cooper

IBEW International President Kenny Cooper has been working with the IBEW Hour Power team since he was appointed International President in 2023. President Cooper creates short videos entitled “President’s Message” to bring important announcements and inspirational messages right to your computer screen.

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