Ladders can be found in any workplace, jobsite, or home and are often overlooked as a safety hazard due to their commonality. However, ladders are consistently one of the leading causes of workplace incidents. To help employers and workers complete compliant ladder safety training, this online Ladder Safety Online course covers the fundamentals for the safe use of portable self-supporting, portable non-self-supporting, fixed, speciality, and job-made ladders.
Complete with detailed modules and case studies, this online course satisfies the requirements for classroom training. Upon completion, you will be able to print a customizable form that can be used as needed to observe worker application of the principles discussed during the training.
Ladder components and how they differ between ladder types
How to build a job-made wooden ladder
Portable and fixed ladder inspections
How to choose a ladder
3-point contact method
Setup and takedown of ladders
Hazards of working with ladders
Ladder incident case studies
This 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
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 120 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.