Regulatory Training: Ladder Safety Assessment

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Ladder Safety Examination Training

Ladder Safety Examination Training

Purpose of the course:  
Ladder safety training serves the critical purpose of teaching employees the best practices and different ways to eliminate risks when using ladders. It involves identifying and assessing risks, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and using ladders only when authorized or necessary.

Importance of Ladder Safety Training

  • Reduced Risk of Accidents and Injuries: Proper training significantly lowers the chance of accidents, falls, and workplace injuries related to ladder use.
  • Enhanced Productivity: Employees trained in ladder safety can work confidently and efficiently, knowing how to use ladders safely and avoid hazards.
  • Improved Knowledge and Awareness: Training increases understanding of ladder safety principles and best practices.
  • Greater Confidence and Competence: Employees become more skilled in using ladders, leading to better job performance.
  • Equipment Inspections: Managers must ensure that employees inspect ladders and equipment before use to prevent accidents.
  • Ladder Selection: Not all ladders are suitable for every task.

Course outcomes: Ladder Safety Examination Training

The planning of safe work at heights
The type of work to be carried out
Who is expected to carry out the height work?
Medical, Risk Assessment, Training, Emergencies
Working on Ladders
Inspect, care for, store, and when replacing the ladders

Target group:  
This course is aimed at all employees required to work on ladders. The target audience for ladder safety training includes individuals across various industries who use ladders.

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.  

SAQA unit standard aligned:
This is a non-accredited course, it forms part of unit standard 120362.

In order to receive a “certificate of successful completion”, for Accountability for Managers and Supervisors you need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Attend both 2day course of the program.
  • Upon completing the course, compile and submit a portfolio of evidence that effectively demonstrates your learning.