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Ladder Safety for General Industry - Online Training Course (012381)
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Ladder Safety for General Industry - Online Training Course

Designed to help learners understand OSHA ladder requirements under the Walking-Working Surfaces rule. Read more.

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Falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and deaths. Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated slips, trips, and falls account for more than 300,000 nonfatal injuries and 800 fatal work injuries in one year. OSHA regulates ladder use in all general industry workplaces under Subpart D, "Walking-Working Surfaces," because 20% of all falls from ladders end fatally.

This program is designed to help learners understand OSHA ladder requirements. Specifically, it will cover the potential hazards and protective measures you can take while working with ladders to help prevent injuries and keep you safe.

  • The J. J. Keller's Ladder Safety for General Industry eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Potential Hazards
      • Intro to Potential Hazards
      • Unsafe Environment
      • Unsafe Equipment
      • Unsafe Behavior
      • Employer Requirements
    • Types of Ladders
      • What is a Ladder?
      • Portable Ladders
      • Mobile Ladder Platforms & Stands
      • Fixed Ladders
    • Using Ladders Safely
      • Choosing the Right Ladder
      • Inspecting a Ladder
      • Ladder Maintenance
      • Using a Ladder
      • Storing a Ladder
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Recognize potential hazards related to ladders
    • Identify the different types of ladders and their main components
    • Describe safety measures to take when using ladders
  • Intended Audience: All general industry employees who use ladders in the workplace
  • Length: 17 minutes
  • Available in English or Spanish
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D
  • Copyright Date: 2017, Spanish 2017

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