How To Stay Safe While Using A Ladder To Remove Holiday Decorations

Taking down Christmas lights can not only be frustrating but it can also be dangerous. As homeowners, decorators, and helpers are on high ladders, the time after Christmas as the lights come down can be one of the most hazardous times of the year. Mishaps involving ladders are responsible for 250,000 injuries a year according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission. A California father passed away recently after he fell off a ladder in his home.