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David Stumbo: Ladder work is one of the most dangerous activities — at home or at work

(David Stumbo is filling in for Keven Moore this week; Moore will be back next week with his regular ‘riskologist’ column.) I’ve noticed scores of homeowners cleaning out gutters and contractors putting fresh shingles jobs in my neighborhood lately all using one of the most universal tools in existence: the ladder. Most everyone knows what most ladders are used for: reaching higher (and...