Scaffolds and Ladders (1-2 hours of training)

This comprehensive interactive multimedia-training program consists of one lesson that trains participants in the safety requirements and usage of scaffolds and ladders in the workplace.

Audience: This program is mandatory training for all employees who might be required to use scaffolds and ladders in their work environment.

Prerequisites: This lesson is designed so that no prior knowledge is required.


  • Describe good work practices aimed at promoting safety on wooden and metal ladders and scaffolds as well as usage and configuration prohibitions
  • Describe movable and fixed ladders and their design and construction requirements
  • Describe the requirements for entry and egress guards for fixed ladders
  • Describe the design, construction and protection requirements of scaffolds
  • Describe inspection requirements for scaffolds and ladders
  • Describe clearance requirements for fixed industrial ladders