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Ladders & Stepladders

LADDERS & STEPLADDERS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

An essential half day course for those who use, or may use ladders and stepladders in the course of their work.

AIMS

To provide staff with Health & Safety information and practical exercises in relation to the Safe use of Ladders and Stepladders.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the programme staff will:-

  • Be aware of health & safety legislation & their responsibilities in relation to the use of Ladders and Stepladders.
  • Be aware of any local Codes of Practice
  • Know how to safely use Ladders and Stepladders

COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction
  • All relevant Regulations -HSWA 1974-WAHR-2005-PUWER
  • Risk assessment for ladders
  • Safe systems of work/Method statement for ladders
  • Selection of ladders-the correct ladder for the task
  • Suitability for tasks
  • Triple/double Extension-commercial
  • Roof/CAT ladder
  • Wooden-site based rot
  • Fibre glass-electrical uses
  • Step ladders
  • Industrial ladders-ropes pulleys manual handling
  • Fixed access ladders-mounts
  • Ladder classifications class 123
  • Ladder standards EN/CE
  • Understanding Ladder inspection tags
  • Documenting inspections
  • Ladder components-feet rungs stiles-ropes-locking hooks platforms, hinges, labels
  • Inspection of components-look feel and functions
  • Identifying defects-cracks, distortion, corrosion, rot, twisting, impact, dents, crushing, punctures, worn/damaged feet, chemical paint/damage
  • Reporting and removal for service-your responsibilities, prohibition notices, destruction
  • Industry Guidance

Scheduled Dates Available

Ladders & Stepladders   (0.5 days)
18/03/2019 - 18/03/2019 New Southgate Login
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09:00 - 12:30 £120
 

 

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