Monday, February 19, 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 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.