Essential training for ladder use
Our ladder training is designed to equip the user with the knowledge to use ladders safely, including assessing the situation, inspecting the ladder and deciding if the circumstances are suitable for the use of a ladder.
Contrary to what many people have been lead to believe ladders and stepladders are not banned under health and safety law. They can often be a practical option for low-risk tasks. Appropriate training helps employers and employees to decide whether a ladder is suitable for a particular task and reduce risk.
The main ladder types covered are:
- Step Ladders
- Extension Ladders
- Platform Ladders
- Folding Ladders
The training includes:
- Checking ladders for faults
- Assessing risks and hazards
- Appropriate use
- Securing ladders
- Fall prevention and arrest systems
The training is customisable to the customer’s requirements.