Ladders & Stepladders

Building Maintenance

Who should attend?

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

Course aim

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

Learning 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
  • Relevant Regulations:
    • Health & Safety at Work Act
    • Working at Height Regulations
    • 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

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Location Date(s) Length Price

(excl. VAT)

Availability Add delegates
New Southgate, N11 1GN 19/09/2022 09:00 1 day £125.00 3 Spaces
New Southgate, N11 1GN 06/03/2023 09:00 1 day £125.00 6 Spaces
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