Resource Review: Ladder Safety (EHS 0278)

This course is about ladder safety with the focus being on providing prevention tips for the four main causes for ladder related accidents:
  • Using the wrong type of ladder for the work being performed
  • Using a worn or damaged ladder
  • Using a ladder incorrectly
  • Incorrectly positioning a ladder

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Resource Details


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



Review Date


Program Design Elements

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Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

Content Elements

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
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The following topical areas are included:

  • Choosing the right type of ladder for your work
  • Selecting a ladder that is strong enough
  • Learning how to inspect a ladder
  • Choosing the right material (Wood, Metal, fiberglass)
  • Tips for how to set safely climb a ladder
  • Determining when protection is needed
The course includes videos as well as test questions. A very nice interactive training coures.


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