Ladder Safety Training
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This Ladder Safety course will help you understand how to use ladders and stepladders safely. Knowing how to choose, set up and use ladders correctly will reduce the likelihood of accidents happening in the workplace.
This course provides a complete introduction to ladder safety and the safe working practices you should follow. It explains how to select, carry out pre-use checks, set up, and use ladders as well as outlining the steps of a ladder-specific risk assessment. By completing the training, you will understand the relevant health and safety legislation and feel more confident about safely carrying out workplace tasks.
By the end of this course, you will:
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
|1||Introduction to Ladder Safety|| |
The importance of ladder safety, the unsafe use of ladders and stepladders, who is at risk?, employer responsibilities, and employee duties.
|2||Legal Responsibilities|| |
The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Work at Height Regulations 2005, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, and the Health and Safety Executive.
|3||Risk Assessment|| |
What is a risk assessment, who should carry it out, step 1: identify the hazards, step 2: determine who may be harmed and how, step 3: decide on precautions, step 4: record findings and implement controls, and step 5: review and update.
|4||Inspection, Maintenance, and Storage|| |
Pre-use inspections, detailed visual inspections, maintenance and repair, and safe storage.
|5||Setting Up Ladders|| |
Choosing a ladder or stepladder, ladder classifications, safe handling techniques, securing ladders, and setting up ladders.
|6||Using Ladders Safely|| |
Ladder extensions, ascending and descending ladders, working on ladders, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
This course is designed for those who use ladders and/or stepladders as part of their job role. It is suitable for employees of all levels as it is designed as an introduction to ladder safety and so no prerequisites are needed.
If your job role involves Working at Height, then you are required to undertake training to prove that you're competent and safe to do so. See our Working at Height Training Course for more information.
Yes, our Ladder Safety course can act as evidence of industry-related training for accreditation applications, such as CHAS. It covers the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations 2005, which will help you understand how to fulfil the legal duties they set out. Knowledge of these topics form part of the training requirements set out by accreditation assessment bodies, so you must be able to demonstrate evidence of compliance in order for your application to be successful. Our course will contribute to the evidence you must provide during your application, to show that you have received the relevant training.
Please note that it will be down to each individual accreditation body to decide if our courses are sufficient for the training requirements of your specific business. This evidence only forms one part of your overall application process. It is up to you to prove you are fulfilling your legal duties and to supply sufficient evidence for everything the accrediting body requires in order for your application to be successful.
Yes - upon completion of your training you'll be able to download a PDF copy of your certificate immediately whilst your formal certificate will be sent by post the next working day.
Purchase and payment
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For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.
Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training.
If you’ve purchased a single course, we’ll send you a unique course code. You can use this to add your training to an existing account, or create a brand new one.
Purchased multiple courses for training your team? We’ll email you all the login details you need to distribute to your staff.
If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.
Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.
Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.
Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have.
Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.