This program helps learners understand OSHA ladder safety requirements under the Walking-Working Surfaces rule. English & Spanish available all in one program.
Walking-Working Surfaces compliance date for training for employees on equipment hazards: May 17, 2017
- Falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and deaths. In 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate slips, trips, and falls accounted for 309,060 nonfatal injuries and 800 fatal work injuries. Falls from ladders accounted for 20% of all fatal falls. OSHA regulates ladder use in all general industry workplaces under Subpart D, "Walking-Working Surfaces."
- 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.
- After completing Ladder Safety for General Industry training program, learners will be able to:
- Recognize potential hazards related to ladders
- Identify types of ladders and their main components
- Describe safety measures to take when using ladders
- English & Spanish available all in one program
- Ready-to-use training program includes several components
- Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired