Workplace Safety > Fall Protection Quiz > Question 6
The angle of the ladder should be so that the ladder’s base is one foot out from the ledge for each four feet of a ladder’s height.
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For every 4 ft in height, the base of the ladder should be 1 ft away from the structure. For example, if the ladder height is 20 ft, the base of the ladder should be 5 ft (20 ÷ 4) away from the structure.