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This course is to ensure all delegates are competent to: assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a ladder or stepladder and correctly locate and safely use ladders & stepladders.

Delegates will also have an understanding of: what they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders hazards in the use, storage and handling.

Course content

  • The Health & Safety At Work act
  • Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Legislation and regulations affecting work at height
  • Product standards and classification for ladders & stepladders
  • Safe systems of work and hazards
  • Protecting the public and other workers
  • PPE requirements / care / maintenance & use
  • Safe storage & handling techniques including pre-use safety checks
  •  Safe use of ladders, stepladders (as applicable)

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Experience required

No prior knowledge of topic required, delegates will need to to be fit and capable of lifting and carrying ladders and stepladders.

Course duration

4 hours

Number of delegates

1 – 8

Certification

Competency / Awareness

Facilities / requirement

A training room suitable for the number of delegates will be required. Access to customer’s standard ladders and associated equipment will be required

Availability

On-site and training centre

Certification renewal

Recommended every 3 – 5 years however this may depend on the company’s risk assessments and internal policies

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