Course Aims

This short course provides a detailed exploration into ladder safety.

The course begins with a look at the laws that govern ladder safety, before moving on to explain
how to check a ladder, and what a competent person looks at during a ladder inspection.

This is followed by a study of the different types of ladders you may come across in your role, and
how they must be used.

Next, the course covers when and where a ladder can be used, and how it needs to be secured for
use, before finishing with a look at some common ladder mistakes.

e-Learning Ladder Safety

Who Attends

This course is aimed at all industries and individuals that use ladders. This could include site
supervisors or managers.

Course Content

- What Laws Govern Ladder Safety?
- How to Check a Ladder Safely at Work and Ladder Inspections
- Different Ladder Types
- When and Where to Use a Ladder and Securing Your Ladder for Use
- Common Mistakes When Using Ladders

Course Duration

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Understand what Laws govern ladder safety
• Learn about the different ladder types
• Have an understanding on how to check a ladder safely at work and ladder inspections
• When and where to use a ladder and securing Ladders for use
• And finally, have a understanding about some common mistakes when using ladders

Additional Information

For those needing further safety in training, courses such as Working at Heights, Working Safely and
PPE should be completed alongside this one.

For Supervisors that want to continue to enhance their skills, courses such as Introduction to Risk
Assessment or Leadership Skills would make great next steps.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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