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Ladder and Step Ladder User and Inspection


Course Overview

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Overview: The Ladder and Step ladder User and Inspection training one day course aims to provide a recognised user and inspection course for ladders enabling users to safely use, carry out and document periodic statutory inspections.


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Who Should Attend

All users in the workplace of ladders, step ladders and step stools.


Course Content

And you will have an understanding of:

  • Legislation & regulations affecting working at height in the UK

  • Product standards & classifications for ladders & step ladders

  • Hazards affecting the use of ladders & step ladders

  • The relevant legislation, guidance and ACOP's governing the inspection of ladders and step ladders

  • The difference between pre-use and formal inspections

  • The difference between maintenance & repairs and who is allowed to do them

  • The correct methods of disposal of equipment at the end of its working life

On completing the course, you will be competent to:

  • Assess and determine when it is appropriate to use ladders & step ladders

  • Safely use ladders & step ladders

  • Carry out the pre-use inspection of ladders & step ladders for damage

  • Accurately record details of ladders & step ladders

  • Thoroughly inspect ladders & step ladders and identify safety critical faults

  • Recommend action to be taken if faults found


Final Qualification

  • Certification is valid for 5 years

  • Successful delegates will be issued with a Ladder Association Certificate and I.D. Card


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