Protective Coatings Application - Unit 2.1.2: Safe Use of Ladders

Objective: To understand the safe use of ladders and to understand where and when ladders can be used, inspected, tested etc.

  • The coatings operative will, almost certainly use ladders in their duties.
  • The type of work from ladders should be restricted.
  • Mobile platforms are a preferred method for access.
  • Ladders are recommended to gain access only and not to work from.