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Ladder Safety

This course is designed to cover all aspects of the safe use of ladders and steps.

Course Content:
  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Standards
  • Types of ladder
  • Inspection of ladders
  • Ladder defects
  • Carrying and positioning ladders
  • Securing ladders
  • Steps and trestles
  • Maintenance and storage
  • Accident awareness
  • Alternatives to ladders
Key Learning Objectives:
  • To identify hazards and minimise risk
  • To assess and determine when it is appropriate to use ladders and stepladders
  • To correctly position and safely use ladders and stepladders
  • To carry out the basic inspection and maintenance of ladders and stepladders
Course Method

Classroom study

Personal Protective Equipment Required:
  • None
  • In-house certification

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