Stairways and Ladders - A Guide to OSHA Rules

Training overview
1 hour
30 USD
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Course description

In Stairways and Ladders - A Guide to OSHA Rules , you'll learn ...

  • When a stairway or ladder must be provided for safe access and egress
  • Acceptable design, construction, materials, and securing of ladders
  • Circumstances requiring ladder cages, rest platforms and ladder safety devices
  • Stairway, stair rail and hand rail requirements


Credit: 1 PDH

Length: 13 pages

Working on and around stairways and ladders is hazardous. Stairways and ladders are major sources of injuries and fatalities among construction workers and many of the injuries are serious enough to require time off the job. OSHA rules apply to all stairways and ladders used in construction, alteration, repair, painting, decorating and demolition of worksites covered by OSHA’s construction safety and health standards.

In this course you will learn the OSHA requirements for the design, construction, materials and securing of stairs and ladders.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training Content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • OSHA Rules For Ladders
  • OSHA Rules For Stairways
  • Training Requirements
  • Types of Ladders
  • Stair Rails, Handrails and Midrails
  • Temporary Stairs


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