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Ladder and Steps User Course

15/11/2018 09:30 - 12:30

This course will act both as initial training as well as refresher training for individuals who may have attended this type of training previously and now need to refresh their knowledge and understanding.

This training is aimed at employees, particularly Site Controllers, who work at height, for example changing light bulbs, gutter cleaning, etc.. It is a WBC policy requirement that anyone who works at height and regularly uses ladders to carry out tasks should attend this type of training.

- Delegates will have a overview of legislation and regulations
- An understanding of the hazards in using ladders and stepladders
- Knowledge of how to select appropriate work at height equipment
- An understanding of when it is appropriate to use ladders or stepladders
- An awareness of standards and classifications
- Learning correct inspection techniques
- Understanding how to store, handle and maintain equipment

Delegates will be able to select appropriate equipment for a task, correctly locate and safely use ladders and stepladders, and inspect ladders and stepladders for damage.

AID Training
Activity Centre, Dinton Pastures Country Park
The training will take place both in the centre as well as outside, weather permitting, where practical elements can be demonstrated. Therefore delegates should ensure that they wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Registration and refreshments are from 9.00 am.. 
£75 WBC schools ((£90 non-WBC schools)