Overview & Objectives
The California Stairs and Ladders for Construction online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level training designed to focus on the varying safety requirements for temporary stairs, ladder types and the safe use thereof, inspection requirements, and specific safety issues associated with straight, step, and fixed ladders. This training offers participants specific guidelines governing ladder and stair safety in accordance with California/OSHA and federal OSHA standards.
NOTICE: Ladder falls are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries and fatalities. This online training provides the key safety definitions and regulations required to reduced jobsite incidents.
Exceed Safety’s California Stairs and Ladders for Construction online training cohesively defines ladders and stairs, as well as their individual uses according to Cal/OSHA requirements. Participants will focus on the types of stairs and ladders, safe usage of each, and key inspection requirements in order to identify and navigate potential safety issues associated with the varying forms. Specific course topics include the following:
- Introduction to Cal/OSHA stairs and ladders
- Applicable definitions
- Temporary stairways
- Types of ladders
- Using ladders safely
- Straight and stepladders
- Fixed ladders
- Final considerations regarding Cal/OSHA safety and ladder training
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:
- California Code of Regulations