Ladder Safety Training

Course duration: Half Day

Course content:

Climbing:

Ladders are designed to provide access to work areas at different heights and allow workers to travel more easily from the ground to other levels a review of safe work practices will be conducted. Ladders do however contribute to 41% of construction fall accidents many of which are less than one meter from the work surface.

Receiving/Placing/Removing Materials:

Precautions and safeguards that Supervisors and workers should consider the following when handling materials while on ladders

Performing Work

The types of factors which Supervisors and workers should consider the performing

work while on ladders will be reviewed.

Ladder safe work guidance considerations will be reviewed.


Specific Topics of Consideration:

  • Interpretation of relevant regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Review of Ladder Safety Meeting Package Material
  • Ladder set-up
  • Transportation and storage of ladders
  • Ladder inspection and maintenance
  • Review of injuries resulting from work on ladders
  • Work area protection
Knowledge evaluation: A written evaluation of understanding and knowledge will be given to participants, successful participants will be given a record of training card and a record of the training shall be provided to the employer.



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    G. B.

  • " Instructor was very clearly spoken and got many points across to me.... "

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    T. G.

  • " Great course very insightful... "

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    B.H.

  • " Our instructor made the group feel at ease and held our attention with interesting course materials and hands on exercises. A great day! ... "

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