STEPLADDER AND LADDER SAFETY
E-LEARNING

Falls from height account for a significant number of workplace injuries and unnecessary deaths every year across a wide range of work at
height activities. This Stepladder and Ladder Safety e-learning course introduces the main risks when using stepladders and ladders at work.
This course offers guidance on the simple, sensible precautions you should take to keep safe when using ladders and stepladders in the workplace.

You will find out when it is appropriate to use a stepladder or ladder and the law that applies.

You will then look at who is eligible to use a stepladder or ladder and the pre-use checks to carry out, including of the equipment and
the environment.

Course Overview

At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Identify the main hazards and risks when using stepladders and ladders at work
  • Explain when it is appropriate to use a stepladder or ladder at work
  • Appreciate the key requirements of the Work At Height Regulations (WAHR) 2005
  • State who is eligible to use a stepladder or ladder at work
  • Carry out the relevant pre-use checks to promote safety
  • Take appropriate action to minimise the risks when using stepladders and ladders at work

Preview

Format: Interactive | Course Duration: 35-40 minutes

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