Sunday, March 18, 2018

Ladder Safety

Overview :

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This course teaches basic safety for any employee who will work on a ladder. Main topics include: ladder hazards, the OSHA ladder standard, ladder selection and ladder maintenance.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the regulatory standards that govern the use of ladders in the workplace

  • Identify general and design requirements specific to ladder construction, use, and maintenance

  • Describe the hazards and injuries associated with ladder use and the major causes for ladder related injuries

  • Select the appropriate ladder for your specific job tasks

  • Set up and properly use a ladder

  • Inspect a ladder for signs of wear or damage and assure the ladder is properly maintained.


This course is intended for all employees who use ladders in the workplace.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 Subpart X Construction and 1910.25-.27 General Industry

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

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0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council, as the parent company of National Safety Training, has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.