Monday, February 19, 2018

Ladder Safety for Construction Online Course

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Most accidents involving ladders can be attributed to improper use, unsafe work conditions, or a lack of safety training. This course teaches you basic safety for working with ladders, with topics that include ladder hazards, the OSHA ladder standard, ladder selection, and ladder maintenance.

Who Needs This Course?

All employees and managers who use ladders in the workplace.

What OSHA Regulations Will You Satisfy?

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

What Will You Learn?

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

What's the Approximate Course Length?

1 hour

How Many Continuing Education Credits Will You Receive?

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0.1 CEU(s)

What Course Features Are Available?

  • Narration and easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams

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.