The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the risks from ladders so that you understand more about your responsibilities and how to carry out your job role safely.
This Ladder safety course will help you understand how to use ladders and stepladders safely. Knowing how to choose, set up and use ladders correctly will reduce the likelihood of accidents happening in the workplace.
This course provides a complete introduction to ladder safety and the safe working practices you should follow. It explains how to select, carry out pre-use checks, set up, and use ladders as well as outlining the steps of a ladder-specific risk assessment. By completing the training, you will understand the relevant health and safety legislation and feel more confident about safely carrying out workplace tasks.
By the end of this course, learners will be aware of:
- Why they need to know about ladders
- The key types of ladders, their components and their strengths
- The main laws governing ladders in the workplace
- Common causes of injuries
- What risk assessment is
- Using a ladder safely