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Safe Use Of Ladders

Designed to comply with the legislative requirements of persons involved in the safe use and care of all Ladder types within a working environment. This course complies with the Working at Heights regulations, PUWER HASAWA & MHASAWA.

Working from ladders is not banned, however staff must be aware of the limitations, safe useage and safety checks.


Safe Use Of Ladders FAQ


Half Day

Course Style

Knowledge & Practical content


On Site


Knowledge & Practical


HSE Standard

Pass notification - A4 Certificate & Pocket Card

Course Content

The Health & Safety At Work Act
PUWER Regulations
Types and classes of Ladder
Recognition Of Safe Equipment
Safe Systems Of Work
PPE Requirements / Care / Maintenance & Use
Safe Storage & Transportation
Pre Use Safety Checks
Safe Use Ladders, Stepladders etc(as applicable)
Safe Handling Techniques
Protecting The Public


This course is suitable for safe use, and for supervisory inspection requirements.


In Company courses will be tailored to the working environment
A Training room suitable for the number of delegates will be required.
Access to clients standard ladders and associated equipment will be required
Reduced rates are available for multi-site or multi-course bookings.
No prior knowledge of topic required


The Work at Height Regulations do not ban ladders. They require that ladders should only be considered where a risk assessment has shown that the use of other more suitable work equipment is not appropriate because of the low risk, and short duration of work etc