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This ladder safety course is perfect for people who carry out tasks on ladders or stepladders. You will explore why ladders are dangerous and look at the hazards that are associated with their use. You will also look at correct procedures to ensure ladders are used safely.

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All about this course

In this ladder safety course, we will be looking at the job roles and industries that use ladders and stepladders. We will look at the legislation that surround working at height and the use of ladders and stepladders. We will explore the requirements of The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation (RIDDOR) 2013 in relation to accidents and injuries involving ladders and stepladders. We will explore the steps of a risk assessment and why it is important to carry out a risk assessment. Finally, we will look at what should be considered in an emergency rescue plan.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to ladder safety – In our first unit we will look at some of the consequences, as result of accidents involving ladders and stepladders. We will also look at statistics relating to falls from height, ladders and stepladders.
  • Unit 2 – Key legal requirements and responsibilities – This unit will explore the different legislations that apply to work at height on ladders and stepladders and what the requirement of each legislation are.
  • Unit 3 – Identifying, assessing and controlling risks – In this unit we will explore what a risk assessment is and look at the meaning of hazard and risk. We will explore the steps of a risk assessment, as well as considering why a risk assessment is so important.
  • Unit 4 – Safety aspects for consideration – This unit will consider how to chose the correct ladder and the consequences of choosing the incorrect ladder. We will also explore the requirements for ladder maintenance.
  • Unit 5 – Ladder use – In this unit we will look at the hazards of handling and carrying ladders. We will also look at the precautions that can be put in place. We will finish off with looking at some of the ‘Do’s’ and Don’ts’ of working with ladders.
  • Unit 6 – Training and safety equipment – This unit will look at ladder and stepladder training in further detail. We will also look at what PPE is and the types that are used for working on ladders and stepladders.

RoSPA assured training course

This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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Ladder safety
Ladder safety
£20 + VAT