This course is designed to meet the legal requirements to train all staff who use ladders, by providing guidance on safe working practices, pre-use routine maintenance checks and the correct methods for pitching and using ladders or step ladders.

Course Content:

  • Accident Statistics and Causes
  • Common Hazards
  • Pre-Checks of Equipment and Environment
  • Where Not to Position Ladders
  • Leaning Ladders
  • Safe Ladder Angle
  • The 1 in 4 Rule
  • Safe Use of All Types of Ladder
  • Securing Methods
  • Practical on Own Equipment

Course Length:

  • 2 hour course with Attendance Certificate. This course can be combined with Working at Heights to make a 1 day course.