2-HOUR LADDER SAFETY
This course provides learners with awareness and safe-use practices related to ladders. The goal of this course is to promote safety, correct ladder selection, proper inspection, and appropriate lock-out tagout procedures to protect user and other workers.
CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)
To earn a certificate of completion and a permanent card, student must do the following:
100% attendance for the 2-Hour Ladder Safety course: 2 hours of instruction time
Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)
Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)
PREREQUISITE: Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.
Realize the number of injuries and deaths related to unsafe ladder use.
Comprehend and identify the falls hazards relating to improper ladder use
Recall proper ladder use.
Recite common job site ladder rules and understand how different ladders work and the uses.
Know the common ladder terms.
Be able to choose the correct ladder for the job.
Comprehend the complexities for the different climbing angles.
Recite ladder precautions and warnings.
2-Hour Ladder Safety Topics:
Lesson 1: The Unseen Reality 10-minutes
Discussion of the statistics of fatal falls, which are the most common cause of death in the construction industry relating to Ladder use
Lesson 2: By the Numbers 10-minutes
Will cover the actual number of deaths and injuries in the industry relating to falls from ladder use
Lesson 3: What Went Wrong 5 minutes
Video presentation where learners will attempt to Identify the fall hazard relating to improper use of ladders.
Lesson 4: The Scope CFR 1926.1053 10 minutes
Learners will understand the OSHA Code relating to the OSHA Standard Relating proper use of Ladder
Lesson 5: Rules for Ladders 5 minutes
This topic will cover the proper use of Ladders.
Lesson 6: Ladders General Requirements 5 minutes
This topic will review examples of the common job site rules and standard for safe ladder use.
Lesson 7: Types of Ladders 5 minutes
Learners will be able to differentiate the different types of ladders
Lesson 8: Defective Ladders 5 minutes
Learners will be able to understand how ladders become defective and what to do with the identified ladder.
Lesson 9: Commonly Used Terms 5 minutes
Learners will recall the most commonly used terms relating to ladders
Lesson 10: Ladder Inspection 10 minutes
Properly identify when a ladder is damaged and how to properly tag out of service
Lesson 11: Ladder Choices Choosing the right Ladder 10 minutes
Properly choose the current ladder they would need to perform the given task
Lesson 12: Climbing Angle 5 minutes
Understand the different climbing angles and determine the proper correct procedure to satisfy the ascent/decent.
Lesson 13: Ladder Precautions 5 minutes
Learners will recite the necessary ladder warnings and precautions
Lesson 14: Ladder Safety and Precaution 5 minutes
Learners will be able to recite the necessary ladder warnings and precautions
A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory and visual methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing, and classroom discussions.
2-HOUR LADDER SAFETY COURSE
Location: 535 Broadhollow Road, STE B10, Melville, NY 11747