Low Level Step Ladder and Stool Training Course

Low Level Step Ladder and Stool Training Course

Under the work at height regulations 2005 every person in the chain leading up to and including the final user, has a duty of care to both themselves and others to know and understand the practical implications of working safety at height. (Source HSE).

The low level step ladder and stool training course is aimed at personnel who are infrequent users of low level step ladders and step stools (elephant foot stools) in retail shops, libraries, offices, cleaning, schools and the health sector. There is no prerequisite required for this course.

3 hours.
3 years, this course is accredited.
We can provide this ladder training course throughout the UK, at a venue or location of your choice. For more information on our open courses, and prices of on-site training please contact us.

Course Aims and Objectives

Successful candidates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation, and best working practice on the use of step ladder and step stools.
Be able to carry out a pre-use inspect and most importantly use the equipment safely, in line with current approved safety methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

Course agenda includes how to
  • Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use stepladders & step stools
  • Correctly locate and safely use stepladders & step stools
  • Visually inspect stepladders and step stools for damage before and after use

  • They will have an understanding of
  • The law and standards relating to stepladders & step stools
  • Hazards in the use of stepladders & step stools
  • Storage & handling of step ladders and step stools
  • This ladder training course is theory based, although there shall be elements of a practical demonstration by the course candidate.

    For more information or advice please contact us.
    Employers and those in control of any work at height activity must make sure work is properly planned, supervised and carried out by competent people, this includes using the right type of equipment for working at height. (Source HSE)

    Course content
    • Legislation
    • Types of step ladder, stools, elephant stools
    • Hazards and risks
    • Inspection of equipment
    • Practical demonstration with candidate participation

    This training course which has been developed by Apple Group Training is a very comprehensive course designed to provide delegates with appropriate training and certification with regard to the methods used to work safely on step ladders and stools.

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