Spread the News
The American Ladder Institute encourages you to share the news about being a Safety Ambassador. Show off your company’s commitment to safety by displaying the ALI Safety Ambassador logo on your website, new business proposals, etc.
To download a logo, right click and select "save as." If you need a specific file type, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Ladder Institute’s social media channels are an excellent way to stay connected to ALI and the larger community of ladder safety trainers, ladder manufacturers and end users. We encourage you to engage with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and to spread awareness about your position as a Safety Ambassador. Join the ladder safety conversation using the hashtags #laddersafety and #ladderabuse. Your contribution to the conversation will only strengthen your position as an organization dedicated to ladder safety.
Here are some sample social media posts for you to customize and use on your own social media channels to promote the fact that you are an official American Ladder Institute Safety Ambassador:
<Insert Company Name or social media handle> is proud to be an @American_Ladder Safety Ambassador, committed to #laddersafety http://bit.ly/1H7bXGw
Fall prevention is important to us all. <Insert Company Name or social media handle> is committed to safety while on the job or working at home, which is why we’re proud to be an American Ladder Institute Safety Ambassador. Help us spread awareness about proper ladder use and ALI’s free Ladder Safety Training Program. http://bit.ly/1H7bXGw
Below is a sample email blast to share your company’s commitment to safety as a Safety Ambassador.
Join (insert Company Name) in Putting Safety First
Dear (insert First Name),
We are thrilled to let you know that (Company Name) has been recognized as a Safety Ambassador by the American Ladder Institute (ALI), due to our commitment to the safety and proper training of our employees.
(Company Name) makes safety a top priority, encouraging all employees using ladders to participate in ALI’s free, on-demand ladder safety training at www.laddersafetytraining.org, which includes training modules in English and Spanish. ALI’s training covers the proper selection, care and safe use of all ladders, including stepladders, single and extension ladders, articulated ladders and mobile ladders. Upon the completion of a safety training program and quiz, participants have the opportunity to earn a ladder safety certificate.
We encourage you to join us in making safety a top priority by encouraging those you know who use ladders to take advantage of ALI’s free training resources.
Learn more about ALI’s training tools at www.laddersafetytraining.org.
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Below is a sample media advisory alert that can be used to distribute to PR contacts in order to spread awareness of your status as an American Ladder Institute Safety Ambassador.
(Company name) Recognized as a Safety Ambassador by the American Ladder Institute
(Your City, State) (Date of Release) — (Company Name) has been recognized as a Safety Ambassador by the American Ladder Institute (ALI), due to its commitment to the safety and focus on encouraging its employees to complete ladder safety training.
(Insert quote about your company’s dedication to safety/creating a safe work environment for your employees)
(Company Name) makes safety a top priority, encouraging all employees that use ladders to participate in ALI’s free, online ladder safety training on demand at www.laddersafetytraining.org, which includes training modules in English and Spanish.
The Safety Ambassador program was developed by ALI to commend companies who have shown a dedication to the safety of their employees by encouraging participation ALI’s Ladder Safety Training program. Companies join the Safety Ambassador program by having 20 or more individual employees complete the Ladder Safety Training program and earn their Ladder Safety Certificate.
“The Ladder Safety Training Certificate program was developed to encourage those that are working from heights to make sure they are putting safety first,” said Ryan Moss, President of ALI’s Board of Directors and CEO of Little Giant Ladders. “Ladders are consistently on OSHA’s top 10 list of citations, and there are injuries and even deaths that occur as a result of the misuse of ladders every day in the United States. It is our hope that the Safety Ambassador program will encourage employers and employees to take advantage of ALI’s free, on-demand training program in hopes of decreasing the number of costly citations and creating a safer work environment.”
ALI’s training covers the proper selection, care and safe use of all ladders, including stepladders, single and extension ladders, articulated ladders and mobile ladders. Upon the completion of a safety training program and quiz, participants have the opportunity to earn a ladder safety certificate.
About (Company Name)
About the American Ladder Institute
Founded in 1947, the American Ladder Institute (ALI) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting safe ladder use through ladder safety education, bilingual ladder safety training and the development of ladder safety standards approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). More than 20,000 people take advantage of ALI’s free, online ladder safety training program every year.
ALI is comprised of members from the United States and Canada who are ladder manufacturers and manufacturers of ladder components.
To learn more about ALI’s ladder safety training program, visit www.laddersafetytraining.org.
For more information on ALI, visit www.americanladderinstitute.org.