Ladders Safety Inspection

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1/2 day

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" An excellent and very helpful course. The visual aids, hand outs and the instructor were all excellent. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" All the topics covered were very helpful to me and my colleagues. Thank-you for the instruction. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

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  • Duration:1/2 day
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Persons who in the course of their normal work have to inspect and maintain ladders.


This course is designed for Novice candidates and will provide underpinning knowledge and skills needed to safely and thoroughly inspect ladders. On successful completion of this training, candidates should have an understanding of the types, grades and markings of ladders. They should be able to identify, keep records of inspections and detect defective ladders. Understand the importance of care maintenance and inspection for defects.


  • Competent Person – definition, roles and responsibilities
  • Types of Ladder and Identification
  • British Standards
  • Storage, Care and Maintenance of Ladders
  • Duties of Manufacturers & Suppliers
  • Inspection of Ladders – What to look for!
  • Inspection For Possible Defects
  • Recording the inspection
  • Labels, tags and certification
  • The need for records and the audit trail
  • Check Lists for Supervisors and Users
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health & Safety At Work regulations 1999
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998