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It is no secret that in the workplace, falls are one of the most common causes of injuries and deaths. To the point that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated the walking working surfaces regulations in the 1910 Subpart D. One of the major changes were the regulations involving the use, inspection and maintenance of all forms of ladders.  Are your employees up to date on the recent changes and are your ladders meeting the regulations? This program is designed to educate users about OSHA ladder requirements. It will cover the potential hazards and protective measures you can take while working with ladders to help prevent injuries and keep you safe.

The following topics will be covered:

Hazards

  • Falls and other Potential Hazards
  • Proper Use in Various Environments
  • Identifying Unsafe Equipment
  • Dangerous Behavior
  • Policies and Employer Requirements

Types of Ladders

  • Portable and Step Ladders
  • Mobile Ladder Platforms & Stands
  • Fixed Ladders
  • Special Systems

Using Ladders Safely

  • Proper Setup and Use
  • Inspections and Ladder Safety Systems
  • Use, Storage and Maintenance
  • Using a Ladder Safety System

After completion of this training, employees will be able to:

  • Inspect, Identify and Recognize potential hazards related to ladders
  • Identify fixed and portable ladders and the safety systems they require for proper use
  • Describe precautions to take, situations to avoid and safety measures to follow when using ladders

Course schedule:  1 Day - 3 hours

Course fee*: $149 (Members $105)

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