Safe Use of Step Ladders & Ladders (includes Inspection)
Fall from heights represent one of the most common causes of serious accidents that occur in the workplace, many of which involve the use of ladders. With almost all trades employing the use of a ladder at one point or another, it's imperative for operatives to understand how to use them safely.
The course is available as an NPORS accredited programme or can be Alpha Certified. Either way, this 1 day course will empower students, providing them with the knowledge and competence to minimise the risk of a heights related accident and properly maintain workplace equipment.
When completing this course with NPORS Certification this is an additional fee of £35 plus Vat, covering the NPORS Card and Certification.
- Legislation, Roles & Responsibilities
- Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations
- Risk Assessments & Permits
- Working at Heights Regulations
- Accidents: Causes & Prevention
- Hazard Perception
- Ladder Selection, Inspection and Safe Usage
- Storage & Daily Checks
This course is suitable for any operative, from trades to engineering, where ladders are used on a day to day basis. Looking at current legislation, roles, responsibilities, hazard perception, risk assessing, ladder inspection and modern safety methods this course will limited the liability or employers whilst, most importantly, safeguarding the health and safety of employees.
Multiple Choice / Short Answer Examination