Ladder Safety DVD Training Program

Ladder Safety DVD

Ladder safety dvd training program will help your organization make your workplace safer. Here is a review of the major program points if this training program:

  • Pick the right ladder for the the manufacturer's instructions and check the weight capacity.
  • Examine your ladder before using it.
  • Make any needed repairs to damaged ladders.
  • Position your ladder using the 4-to-1 rule
  • Secure a ladder before climbing if it at all possible.
  • Use the three-point climbing technique
  • Learn First Aid so you can help if an accident occurs,


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Example questions from quiz contained in the Ladder Safety DVD Package

1. If using a straight ladder to reach a roof, how many rungs should extend beyond the roof edge for proper support?

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4


2. What is the correct relationship between a ladder's distance away from the wall verses its "working length"?

A) 3 to 1.

B) 4 to 1.

C) 5 to 1.


3. True or False... When moving a ladder from one location to another, you should carry it vartically?

A) True

B) False


4. When climbing a ladder, how many "contact points" (hands and feet) should be touching the ladder at all timeS?

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4

Ladder Safety DVD & Video

Ladder Safety DVD Outline of first few minutes of presentation

  • Ladders allow us to work comfortably at heights while off the ground.
    • But we must be careful.
    • When working with ladders there is always a danger of falling.
    • Ladder accidents can lead to serious injuries
  • Ladders need to be treated with respect, just like any other tool.
    • Read the manufacturer's instructions
  • Make sure you consider the weight capacity of your ladder.
    • To calculate the total load it must support, remember to add tools and supplies to your own weight.
  • The material the ladder is made of is also important.
    • Don't use metal ladders near power lines or electrical wiring.
    • Use fiberglass or wooden ladders in electrical situations.
  • Before using any ladder, inspect it thoroughly
    • Rungs should be undamaged and firm.
    • The base should have "safety feet".
    • Moving parts (ropes, pulleys and locking mechanisms) should be in good working condition.

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