The Ladder Association - Ladder Inspection Training Course is written with guidance from the UK's leading experts on ladder manufacture, maintenance and safety, the Ladder Association scheme addresses all the issues raised by the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and, more recently, the Work at Height Regulations 2005.
This One Day training course will ensure delegates have the knowledge and instruction to be able to use and select ladders and step ladders legally and safely.
The ladder Inspection course is designed to be taken after the Ladder User course, ensuring the safe use, inspection and care is taken when using ladders and stepladders.
This course is classroom-based learning with a theory and practical session assessed on the day by the instructor.
Delegates are required to bring the following with them on the day of training:
- Hi visibility vest/jacket - Hard hat - Safety boots - Rigger gloves - Other PPE will be issued during the practical session as required.
- Legal requirements and guidance - Initial inspection - Asset register - Inspection procedures - Inspection Documentation - Manufacturing techniques - Maintenance/repairs - Disposal - Theory and Practical Tests.
To enable delegates to:
- Accurately record details of ladders - Identify component parts using industry standard naming conventions - Thoroughly inspect ladders and stepladders, and identify safety critical faults - Record your findings in accordance with statutory requirements - Recommend action to be taken if faults found. - And ensure delegates have an understanding of: - The relevant legislation and guidance and approved Code of Practice (ACOPs) - The difference between pre-use and formal inspections - Common manufacturing processes used, and their implications - The difference between maintenance and repairs and who is allowed to do them - The correct methods of disposal of equipment at the end of its working life.