Ladder Safety Training Course
Our online Ladder Safety Training course will raise the learner's awareness of how to appropriately and safely use ladders and stepladders. It will help them to be aware of the associated dangers, and provide practical steps to be taken to reduce accidents by correctly setting up and how to conduct pre-checks before using a ladder and stepladder.
Accidents involving falling from a height is not uncommon as each year, on average ladders and stepladders are involved in a third of falls from a height-related injury, 1,200 major injuries and 14 deaths. The course also covers a ladder-related risk assessment such as how to check ladders for damage to minimise the likelihood of accidents happening in the workplace, whilst working towards the relevant industry legislation.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Ladder Safety Training for?
This course is for anyone in the workplace, who may be required to use a ladder, or step ladder, occasionally for light tasks.
If your job requires Working at Height then it's advisable to be competent when doing so and completing our Working at Height training course will help you achieve this.
Ladder Safety Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Ladder Safety Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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This online course aims to help the learner work safely with ladders, step ladders or leaning ladders. It is for anyone in the workplace.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Give some statistics caused by working at height
- List the 3 rules to be considered before working at height
- List the 5 stages of a risk assessment
- Explain how to use a ladder and stepladder safely
- State the recommended maximum time you should work on a ladder
- Give the maximum weight (Kg’s) that can be carried on a leaning ladder
- Explain how to place and use a leaning ladder safely
- Explain who should carry out work on a ladder or stepladder
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
Introduction to Ladder Safety
This section introduces the course and gives examples of why the use of ladders may be needed.
Module 1 - Rules and Regulations
This section of the course concentrates on the relevant regulations that are put in place when using ladders, it also looks at some rules which should be followed in order to prevent hazards to health.
Module 2 - Risk Assessments
This section looks at the 5 steps to conducting a risk assessment, and what actions require a risk assessment.
Module 3 - The Use of Ladders
In this final section, you’ll cover the different types of ladders, the checks that need to be undertaken before using a ladder, and how to use a ladder properly and safely.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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