This course provides employees with a basic knowledge of safe work practices and OSHA requirements for ladder use, inspection, and maintenance.
OSHA (29-CFR 1910.25-27, 1917.118 & 1926.1053) Portable Ladder standards provide information requirements for both General and Construction Industry and will assist you in complying with requirements for your company.
Ladders shall be visually inspected prior to use to ensure that the ladders are safe and in usable condition.
All damaged and/or defective ladders will be immediately reported to the supervisor and/or authorized repair personnel. Only authorized repair personnel will perform maintenance and repairs on ladders.
Monthly records are required to assure that ladders are maintained in working order in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommended procedure. Written or electronic records of inspection should be kept on file for the service life of product.