Course Programme

Location:

JMD Training, 65 Boucher Crescent, Belfast, BT12 6HU

Duration:

Half Day

Course Aim:

To give delegates the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure their own safety when positioning; erecting, using, moving and working from steps and ladders for work at height.

Topics Covered:

  • Understand the main aims of Health & Safety Legislation (H&SWO 1978 NI, Work at Height 2005 Regulations, Management of Health & Safety at work Regulations, Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1999 NI
  •  Understand and identify typical components of ladders and steps
  •  Understand the importance of pre-use inspection
  •  Understand the hazards associated with positioning; erecting, using, moving and working from steps and ladders
  •  Carry out risk assessments for positioning; erecting, using, moving and working from steps and ladders
  •  Carry out a visual inspection and complete the appropriate report
JMD Training - Safe Use of Steps and Ladders