The Stairways and Ladders for Construction online course from OSHA Education School is an intermediate-level safety course focusing on ladder safety in adherence with OSHA regulations. The course firmly defines related industry terms and explains the broad context the need for and plans for stairway safety regulations. Participants will learn from case studies in order 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.
OSHA Education School’s Stairways and Ladders 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 than ladders, participants will learn the rules governing safe use of both. Additionally, participants can expect to learn important definitions, rules, and how to choose the right ladder for different jobs. Specific course topics include the following:
General definitions of stairways and ladders
Types of ladders
Using ladders safely in the workplace
Straight and stepladders
Specific industry terms covered throughout this course include the following: