Working with Ladders and Steps

Course Duration:                    

Novice Operator ½ Day.



8 Trainees : 1 Instructor.



On completion of the training the student will understand and be able to comply with the following;

Their responsibilities under the current legislation and guidelines

The safety rules and procedures applicable to the duties of a User of Steps & Ladders

Selecting the Correct Ladders BS 1129 & BS 2037

Correct use of ladders / Safe systems of work

Common hazards & how to control them

Requirements for inspection of ladders



At the end of the course the successful student will receive a Certificate of training and an ID card (if requested).

Course Content:

The health and safety at work act 1974 sec 2,3,7, and 8.

There responsibilities under European Six – Pack 1992 / 1998

The responsibilities under RIDDOR 1995

HSE Guidance note GS 31

The H&S Enforcing authorities, jurisdiction, powers & penalties

Safe systems include. Securing of ladders, Correct Angles, Correct Overlap, Climbing Up / Down, Lifting of Loads on ladders, Working on Ladders, Storage, Carrying & Transporting.

How to conduct an inspection on ladders and steps.

Additional Information

TSI Training, Easington Lea Farm West, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3UP,