The Ladder & Scaffold Safety Training objectives are to educate participants on identifying hazards associated with working on ladders & scaffolds, understanding worker and supervisor responsibilities, knowing safe practices and preventing hazards from occurring. Falls from ladders are one of the leading causes of injuries in the construction trade, but also one of the most preventable. The majority of the falls are caused by misuse, faulty ladders, carelessness and lack of training.

Ladder & Scaffold Safety Training

Ladder Safety Training Theory & Practical Outline (2 Hours):

  • Ladder accidents/hazards
  • Common causes of ladder injuries
  • Ladder duty rating
  • Ladder/material selection
  • Step/extension ladder inspection
  • Ladder positioning
  • Ladder climbing/descending
  • Electrical hazards
  • Unsafe ladders
  • Ladder storage
  • Safe practices
  • Ladder kick-outs
  • Identifying the hazards
  • Course review
  • Quiz

 

Scaffold Safety Training Theory Outline (2 Hours):

  • Exposed hazards
  • Safety problem areas
  • Different types of scaffolds
  • Terminology
  • Identifying hazards
  • Supervisor responsibility
  • Preventing accidents

 


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