Safe use and inspection of ladders and step ladders

AIMS :  The aim of the course is to inform and instruct nominated persons regarding the statutory examinations required on all ladders and step ladders under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 in the inspection and use of ladders and step ladders.

KEY AREAS :

  • Introduction – Why the need for training?
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Ground Conditions
  • Use of Type of Ladder
  • Bracing and footing
  • Ladder access
  • Record of ladders and step ladders Examination
  • Assessment sheet
  • Practical section
  • Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a ladder or stepladder
  • Correctly locate and safely use ladders & stepladders
  • They will have an understanding of:
  • Hazards in the use of ladders & stepladders
  • Storage & handling of ladders & stepladders

Course Duration Minimum of 4 hours

 

Who will benefit from this course? Those who frequently use ladders & stepladders in the course of their daily duties

BY THE END OF THE COURSE   Delegates will take a practical assessment on the inspection and safe use of ladders and step ladders

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