Ladders and Stepladders - Safe Use & Inspection
Duration .5 days
Team Safety Office

Aims and Objectives: To provide staff with theoretical and practical training on the safe use and inspection of ladders and stepladders including:

  • Health and Safety Act 1974.
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005.     Including Regulation 6, Requirements of ladders.
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
  • Safe use of ladders and Stepladders.
  • European standards of ladders.
  • Safe ways of securing ladders and stepladders.
  • Component parts of ladders and stepladders.
  • Risk Assessments on the use of ladders
  • Inspection paper work for the company.
  • Inspection for the user.
  • Practical session.
  • Question paper

Training provided by:  One Call Training

Who should attend: all those involved in the use of ladders and stepladders. Those using footstools and short ladders (e.g. 2-step stepladders) do not need to attend.

Please note there will be a charge for this course, depending on the number of attendees. The total cost is divided among the number of delegates. Typical cost £55-£70 per delegate.

If the minimum requirement of 7 persons registered on the course is not achieved, then the course will be canceled, and you will receive an email notifying you of this.

All delegates will be required to provide a financial code prior to the course.  Please email this and course/date details to

Please note:

If you book a place on this course and fail to attend or fail to give 48 hours notice of cancellation there will be a charge to cover costs. The charge is dependent on the cost of the course to the University.

If you are intending to travel by car to the training venue, please allow sufficient time to locate a parking space and to walk to the training venue, as parking may not be available immediately adjacent.

Forthcoming dates

We engage the services of an external training provider for this course and as such this course is run as and when demand dictates.    If a date is available but full, please do register on the waiting list and we can then assess numbers requiring training.  If there are no dates available, training will have being carried out recently and we are awaiting sufficient numbers to run subsequent courses

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