Ladder Safety Awareness

Participants will have an understanding of the Legislation and the importance of Safety while working at heights using a ladder. The course wil also help educate the student on the safe use and inspection of ladders.

Who This Course is for

  • Employers who have ladders as part of the equipment for their employees for use through the course of their duties
  • Any employee who has to use a ladder during the course of their work


Course Content:

  • Legislation relative to the use of ladders/working at height
  • Working at Heights Regulations 2006
  • Duties of Employers & Employees under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • How to Carry out a Risk Assessment – Avoid, Prevent & Minimise
  • How accidents are recorded
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Pre-use inspection of ladders
  • Types of ladders
  • Safe Systems of work

Course Duration

  • This is a half-day course. It can be conducted on-site in the Employers place of business, or at a nominated venue.
  • It is recommended that participants undergo a Refresher Course every three years

Learning Outcomes

  • Help meet the requirements for Ladder Safety
  • Understand current legislation
  • Understand how to implement Ladder Safety
  • Certificate will be provided to each participant upon completion of the course