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Stairways and Ladders Awareness for Construction

Course ID: CLK0848
Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Language: English
CEUs: 0.10

The Stairways and Ladders Awareness for Construction online course from ClickSafety is an introductory-level safety course focusing on ladder safety in adherence with OSHA regulations. The course firmly defines related industry terms and explains the broad context of the need for and plans for stairway safety regulations. Participants will learn from case studies to apply training to real-life situations. Additionally, participants will be taught the necessary tools for following safe practices while using ladders and stairways in construction work environments.

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ClickSafety's Stairways and Ladders Awareness for Construction online training teaches a broad overview of OSHA safety requirements governing the use of stairways and ladders in a construction workplace. Because temporary stairs differ in safety concerns from ladders, participants will learn the rules governing the safe use of both. Additionally, participants can expect to learn essential definitions and rules and how to choose the right ladder for different jobs. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Ladder safety
    • General definitions of stairways and ladders
    • Ladder use and rules of thumb Temporary stairs
    • Access
  • Identifying when to use the different types of ladders
    • Types of ladders
    • Parts of the ladder and safety points
  • Spotting a defective ladder
    • Safety practices
    • Techniques to avoid
  • Safe use of stairways
    • Tread depth
    • Riser height
    • Temporary staircase
    • Stairway railings
  • Recognizing defective stairways
    • Notification
    • Items to review

The Stairways and Ladders Awareness for Construction course from ClickSafety is explicitly designed for those working within the construction industry and is ideal for all those responsible for using ladders and making ladder safety a top priority on the worksite. Specific individuals who will benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction superintendents
  • Construction crew leaders
  • Health, Safety, and Environment team members
  • Those with safety responsibilities in the construction workplace

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ClickSafety’s Stairways and Ladders Awareness for Construction online training course teaches participants introductory-level information governing the safe use of ladders and stairways on the construction worksite. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Know OSHA standards governing the use of stairways and ladders.
  • Understand why OSHA’s standards exist.
  • Be fully aware of basic stairway and ladder safety.
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CEU Requirements

To receive CEU credit for taking this course, you must:

• Pass the knowledge checkpoints and complete the entire course.
• Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate showing the CEUs earned.