Ladder Safety Subpart X 29 CFR 1926.1053(a)(1) ANSI – A14.1, A14.2, A14.5 Ladder Safety requirements
Given best practices and current OSHA and industry information regarding worksite illnesses, injuries, and/or fatalities, the student will be able to recognize how to protect himself/herself from hazards associated with stairways and ladders.
- Identify types of stairways and ladders used at a construction site.
- Describe types of hazards (i.e., slips, trips, and falls) associated with the use of stairs and ladders.
- Describe protective methods used to prevent stairway and ladder hazards.
- Recognize employer requirements to protect workers from stairway and ladder hazards.
- And what does OSHA require if it doesn’t pass inspection?
INSTRUCTOR MATERIALS AND RESOURCES
- PowerPoint Presentation: Stairs and Ladders
- Knowledge Check: Test on Stairs and Ladders safety.
- OSHA Fact Sheet: Reducing Falls in Construction – Safe Use of Extension Ladders
- OSHA Fact Sheet: Reducing Falls in Construction – Safe Use of Stepladders
- OSHA Fact Sheet: Reducing Falls in Construction – Safe Use of Job-made Wooden Ladders
- Inspection Sheet: Stairs & ladders.
- Topic test for Stairs and Ladders
Types of ladders and stairways in construction that will be covered in training.
- Portable – a ladder that can be readily moved or carried.
- Self-supporting (Ex. Stepladder or other foldout types)
- Non-self-supporting (Ex. Extension ladder or other leaning types)
- Fixed – a ladder that cannot be readily moved or carried because it is an integral part of a building or structure.
- Job-made wooden ladder
- Temporary stairways
Instructor ratio: 1/25 Length of training: 2-4hrs depends on number of ladders been trained on site specific