Ladder safety2018-10-23T00:51:31+00:00

Ladder Safety Training Outline

Introduction:

Ladder Hazards

  1. 2,000 Injuries every day.
  2. 100 Permanently life-altering
  3. 1 fatality per day.

Scope of Class

  1. Cal/OSHA
  2. Stepladders
  3. Extension Ladders
  4. Articulating/Combination Ladders

Ladder Safety:

Maintenance and Storage

  1. Cleaning
  2. Lubrication
  3. Proper Storage

Selection

  1. Material
  2. Duty Rating
  3. Ladder Type
  4. Height

Inspection

  1. Labels
  2. Feet/Shoes
  3. Side Rails
  4. Rung to Rail Connections
  5. Rungs
  6. Hardware
  7. Removal from Use Procedure

Setup

  • Area
  1. Overhead Hazards
  2. Slip/Trip Hazards
  3. Personnel/Vehicle Traffic
  • Ladder
  1. A-Frame: Level Surface, Locked Out, Legs positioned, Buddy System
  2. Extension Ladder: Carrying, Level Surface, Proper Setup Procedure, Check Runglocks, Angle of Inclination/4-to-1/75.5 Degrees

Proper Usage

  1. Physiology
  2. Approach and Climbing: Move into Ladder, Face Ladder, Face Work, 3 Point Contact, Don’t carry cumbersome materials, Don’t Over Reach!, Emergency Procedure

Questions

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