Steps and Ladder Inspection Training Course

Steps and Ladder Inspection Course

This course has been designed to help companies, organisations and those who have a legal duty under law to complete an audit, record and register any inspections associated with steps and ladders within the workplace.

Inspection of portable ladders is a legal requirement under PUWER (Provision use work equipment regulations 1998).

The primary objective is to ensure that work equipment, including steps and ladders, does not give rise to risks to health and safety, regardless of the work equipment’s age, condition or origin.

Course Aims and Objectives

To train candidates in the skills and provide knowledge where required on the methods of inspections

Course Content

  • Inspection of physical arrangements, when using steps or ladders
  • Inspection and methods of recording when using steps or ladders as a means of work
  • Overview of existing health and safety reporting and inspection arrangements
  • Debrief at end of site visit
  • How to record, review your findings when inspecting steps and ladders
  • Storage and record keeping
  • Findings presented in a written report with photographic evidence, a prioritised action plan based on the report recommendations

  • Benefits:
    By the end of the training course delegates will have learned the skills necessary to inspect and maintain steps and ladders.
    Duration:
    4 hours.
    Certification:
    3 years, this course is accredited.
    Location:
    We can provide the steps and ladder inspection training course at a venue or location of your choice, throughout the UK.
    For more information on our open courses, and prices of on-site training please contact us.

    Inspection of a Fixed Ladder

    It is essential that fixed ladders are kept in good condition, they must be inspected at regular intervals by a 'competent person'. Apple Group Training shall provide the candidate with the skills and knowledge required by law, to be fully compliant and competent.

    There are many questions, on who is responsible for the inspection and audit of a fixed ladder, how often must we inspect, how long must we keep records of audit.

    Inspection of ladders is a legal requirement under PUWER (Provision use work equipment regulations 1998).

    The primary objective is to ensure that work equipment does not give rise to risks to health and safety, regardless of the work equipment’s age, condition or origin.

    Course Aims and Objectives

    To train candidates in the skills and provide knowledge where required on the methods of inspections

    Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Ladder types bespoke to the your industry
  • Legislation
  • Inspection of physical arrangements when using fixed ladders
  • Inspection and methods of recording when using a fixed ladder as a means of work
  • Overview of existing health and safety reporting and inspection arrangements
  • Procedures if you find a fault
  • Maintenance procedure
  • Debrief at end of site visit
  • How to record, review your findings when inspecting fixed ladders
  • Record keeping
  • Findings presented in a written report with photographic evidence, a prioritised action plan based on the report recommendations

  • Benefits:
    By the end of the training course delegates will have learned the skills necessary to inspect and maintain fixed ladders.
    Duration:
    4 hours.
    Certification:
    3 years.
    Location:
    We can provide the inspection of a fixed ladder training course at a venue or location of your choice, throughout the UK.
    For more information on our open courses, and prices of on-site training please contact us.

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