Revised on
08/08/17 09:34am

Ladder Safety

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email sdps@ucdavis.edu to request access to the system.

This 40 minute course provides information about the safe use of portable and fixed ladders. The intent of the course is to provide the learner with information about the hazards involved with the use of ladders and control methods that will greatly reduce these hazards. Course objectives include:

  • Identifying hazards related to the general use of ladders, and how to control these hazards.
  • Describing the types of portable ladders and their use, capacities, and safety considerations.
  • Describing the specific use, capacities, and safety features of fixed ladders.
  • Specifying proper guidelines for ladder care and maintenance.
Course duration estimate:

40 minutes

Informational only.