Ladders, though commonly used around the home and workplace, present a number of hazards that many workers aren’t aware of. Due to the widespread use of ladders, it’s important for everyone to understand their associated hazards and risks as this is the first step in preventing incidents.
This Ladder Safety Training course is designed to teach workers safe ladder practices and strategies for preventing ladder-related injuries.
This course offers a hands-on introduction to using ladders safely (step, extension, and fixed ladders). The course focuses on the responsibilities of the employee when using a ladder, including inspection before use, ladder setup, and safe work practices. Concepts are illustrated with case studies and other examples, and learning is assessed with course quizzes and an exam.
The goal of this course is to raise awareness of ladder safety for use both at home and at work. It is suitable for a range of workplaces, including manufacturing, government, utilities, and offices. Although this e-course does not address issues specific to the construction industry, such as scaffolding, it might be applicable in those settings.
In this online Ladder Safety Training course, the following topics are covered:
✔ How To Choose The Right Ladder For The Job
✔ Transportation, Setup, Use, Storage, And Maintenance Of Portable Ladders
✔ Ladder-Related Hazards
✔ Types Of Ladders And Their Uses
✔ Components Of Different Ladder Types
✔ Ladder Inspections And Defects
The completion time of this course is about 1 hour, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring may be available for an additional fee.
Full-size and wallet-size completion certificates are provided after the successful completion of this course.
This Ground Disturbance online course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
The average completion time is 45 minutes. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.
Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.