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Ladder Safety Training

Ladder Safety Training

Ladder Safety Training is for employers and workers who use ladders to do their jobs.

Ladder Safety provides you with information on ladders; their set up, safe use, storage, and acts to avoid when using them.

After completion of Ladder Safety, you will be able to differentiate safe acts and conditions for ladder use from unsafe ladder use.


Ladder Safety Training

Key Benefits to METI’s Ladder Safety Training

  1. Indicate when a fall protection plan must be instituted when working with ladders
  2. Identify the requirement for a second person to be brought in to help set up extension ladders
  3. Indicate the distance ladders and other tools must be kept away from powerlines
  4. Name the safety association that establishes standards for the safe manufacture and use of ladders
  5. Discuss the 1:4 rule when setting up a portable ladder
  6. Indicate how far from the landing platform or the point of support the portable ladder should extend
  7. State what to do when feeling dizzy or beginning to panic while using a ladder
  8. Explain what is meant by 3 points of contact
  9. Explain why a stepladder that should be about 1 m (3 ft) shorter than the highest point the user has to reach?
  10. Indicate where to locate the grade of step ladder needed for different lengths
  11. Identify the general rule used to determine whether you have climbed too high on a step ladder
  12. Discuss the standard for standing, climbing, or sitting on the stepladder top or pail shelf
  13. Describe how tom support stored ladders to prevent sagging
  14. Name the section of the Nova Scotia Occupational Safety General Regulations that indicates the legal standards for ladder use at work

Your Ladder Safety Training Ticket/Certificate

Upon completion of Ladder Safety Training, you will receive a wallet-size Ladder Safety Training  Ticket/Certificate, that will show you have the credentials. Feel free to have your prospective employer contact METI to confirm your Ladder Safety Training Ticket Certification.

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