Ladder and Scaffold Safety Training

In the Ladder and Scaffold Safety Training, participants learn how to: identify hazards associated with working on ladders and scaffolds, understand worker and supervisor responsibilities, develop safe practices with the goal of preventing dangerous situations and accidents. One of the leading causes of workplace injury is falling from ladders, but they are often the most preventable. The majority of falls are caused by misuse, faulty ladders, carelessness, and a lack of training.

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

  • Ladder accidents and hazards
  • Common causes of ladder injuries
  • Ladder duty ratings
  • How to select the appropriate ladder for the situation
  • Inspection practices for step and extension ladders
  • How to position a ladder
  • How to safely climb and descend a ladder
  • Recognizing electrical hazards
  • Identifying unsafe ladders
  • Ladder storage
  • Best practices for safety
  • Ladder kick-outs
  • Identifying other hazards
  • Course review
  • Evaluation quiz

Scaffold Safety Training Theory Outline (2 Hours):

  • Identifying hazards
  • Dangerous areas of a scaffold
  • Different types of scaffolds
  • Lingo and terminology
  • What is the supervisor’s responsibility?
  • Accident prevention


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