Working Safely Using Ladders

Working Safely Using Ladders



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Working Safely Using Ladders

Course Description

This course provides an awareness of the safety aspects, safe use of and storage of ladders. It ensures that all employees are aware of, and are complying with, the Health and Safety at Work Act and Regulations, and the company’s safety policy. All personnel who are either required to use ladders themselves or to supervise others in the use of ladders, need to be trained to use them safely.

Course Objectives

On completion of the training, the candidate will be able to identify ladder faults and erect and work safely on various types of ladders in accordance with the Occupational Health Act and Regulations.

Course Content

Brief overview of “working at height”
Identification of various types of ladders
Correct handling
Storage procedures
Practical inspections
Fault identification
Safe working practices
Various working locations
Reduction of risks to operators in fall from heights
Use of necessary safety equipment required to reduce risk
All ladders including step ladders
Inspection of safety equipment
Setting up and use of safety equipment & PPE

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