If your employees are using ladders at work then, as an employer, you have a legal duty to ensure your workers have had adequate ladder safety training.
Our services cover all ladder safety issues, to help you comply with the Working at Heights Regs. Call us today for a Free Quote on 0800 211 8331.
Following the Work at Height Regulations 2005, all UK employers must provide suitable training and information to their employees on the use of ladder safety and ladder training. If accidents occur from working at a height then the employer will be liable for prosecution if it can be proven that adequate training and information was not issued to workers. Therefore, it is essential that your business undertakes ladder training and advice for your employees.
Providing ladder safety and ladder training for your business
Ladder Safety Checklist
Government guidelines state 5 key components of ladder safety and training which must be assessed for it to comply with health and safety laws. These are:
- Is using a ladder the most suitable equipment for the job?
- Is the person using the ladder competent to?
- Has the ladder’s condition been checked?
- Do your employees know the correct way to use a leaning ladder and a stepladder?
- Is the place of work safe for the use of a ladder?
In order to ensure that the 5 key factors have been adequately assessed, it is crucial that a competent person issues the necessary advice and training to workers using ladders. A competent person must have the necessary qualifications to issue ladder advice and training to workers.
We can provide you with working at a height specialists who can provide training to your employees, ensuring your business is covered by the relevant health and safety legislation.
Our NEBOSH-accredited consultants are experienced in issuing training and advice to workers using ladders and working at a height. Our best-in-class service takes practical steps to protect people, ensuring that working at a height training in your business is both suitable and effective.
The professional services that we provide, offer our clients practical steps to protect their workers and business, reducing real life risks.
Call our helpful and knowledgeable customer care team today for more information and advice about providing ladder training to your employees. We are happy to answer any queries you have about ladder safety and training, and we can also offer you a free quote on our services. So call us today on 0800 211 8331.