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Description The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that ladder users must possess such technical knowledge, experience or training as may be appropriate, having regard to the nature of the activity, or be supervised by such a person. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that users of work equipment receive 'adequate' training. The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency to carry out the duties of pre-use inspection and the safe use of ladders and stepladders. Program Course objectives/key benefits: On completion of this course, delegates will be able to identify defects that the inspection aims to discover and to have a basic understanding of duties with regard to the statutory instruments i.e. the law, also HSE and DTI information on ladders and stepladders. Who the course is aimed at: The training will benefit individuals involved with using ladders and stepladders. Course content: ? Statutory instruments and standards ? Types/classes of ladders and stepladders ? Analysis of accidents ? Safe use of ladders and stepladders ? Hazards when using ladders and stepladders ? Inspecting and setting up/securing ? Inspection tagging systems ? Ladder accessories ? Care and maintenance ? Storing and transportation ? Basic checklists ? Written test paper ? Revision session/appraisals Course tutor: Graham Healey Training method: Seminar and practical sessions with assessments. Course outcome/qualification: PTC Certificate of Attendance. Pre-requisite knowledge/qualification: None. Recommended follow-up course: ? Mobile Access Towers Training.

Description The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that ladder users must possess such technical knowledge, experience or training as may be appropriate, having regard to the nature of the activity, or be supervised by such a person. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that users of work equipment receive 'adequate' training. The aim of this course is to train...

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