LADDER SAFETY

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LADDER SAFETY

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this course, we will review the OSHA General Industry regulatory requirements and ANSI standards for both portable and fixed ladders most commonly used in industry today. We will focus on how to properly select, inspect and use various portable and fixed workplace ladders. In addition, we will discuss recommended best practices that can enhance your safe use of portable ladders. Applying the information that you will learn in this training session will help you avoid injuries related to the use of ladders.

REGULATORY REFERENCE:
29 CFR Subpart D
29 CFR 1910.21 through 1910.30
29 CFR 1910.333
ANSI A14-2007
ANSI A14.3-2008
ANSI A14.7-2011

APPROXIMATE DURATION:

30 Minutes

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Introduction
  2. Training Objectives
  3. Ladder Hazards
  4. Portable Ladder Selection
  5. Ladder Inspection and Repair or Replacement
  6. Basic Principles of Portable Ladder Set-Up
  7. Safe Work Practices for Electrical Work
  8. Straight or Extension Ladders
  9. Step Ladders
  10. Mobile Ladder Stand and Platform Ladders
  11. Fixed Ladders
  12. Techniques of Use
  13. Fall Protection
  14. Storage of Portable Ladders
  15. Summary

WORKPLACE SAFETY MATTERS

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