The Ladder Association - Ladder User 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 half 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. Schedule
The Ladder Association Ladder User course gives the knowledge and training to use ladders and stepladders safely and select the appropriate type for the task being carried out.
This course includes classroom learning along with a theory and a practical session assessed on the day by the tutor.
Delegates are required to bring the following 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.
- Ladders and component parts - Overview of legislation and regulations - Work at Height regulations - Standards and classifications - Planning, organising, Selecting and Using - Assessing risks - Inspection and records - Storage, handling and maintenance - Theory test, practical tests and Assessments
To enable delegates to:
- Select appropriate work at height equipment for a task - Assess and determine when it is appropriate to use ladders and stepladders - Correctly locate and safely use ladders and stepladders - Pre-use inspection of ladders and stepladders for damage. - And ensure delegates have an understanding of: - Legislation and regulations affecting work at height - Product standards and classifications for ladders and stepladders - Hazards affecting the use of ladders and stepladders.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.