Ladder Safety

Overview

Most accidents involving ladders can be attributed to improper use, unsafe work conditions, or a lack of safety training.

This course teaches basic safety for any employee who will work on a ladder. Main topics include: ladder hazards, the OSHA ladder standard, ladder selection, and ladder maintenance.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:
  • Evaluate the regulatory standards that govern the use of ladders in the workplace
  • Identify general and design requirements specific to ladder construction, use, and maintenance
  • Describe the hazards and injuries associated with ladder use and the major causes for ladder related injuries
  • Select the appropriate ladder for your specific job tasks
  • Set up and properly use a ladder
  • Inspect a ladder for signs of wear or damage and assure the ladder is properly maintained.

Audience

This course is intended for all employees who use ladders in the workplace.

Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams

Regulations

OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 Subpart X Construction and 1910.25-.27 General Industry

Approximate Length

1 hour

Delivery Method

Online

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