About This Course
Fixed ladders are found at most commercial buildings as a means to access various building systems and components, including low-slope roofs and mechanical equipment. This online course will teach the student about the different types and applications of fixed ladders and their design, installation, and potential safety issues. This course will also teach the student how to use fixed ladders safely and how to inspect fixed ladders for hazards to effectively prevent falls and other injuries to themselves and clients.
The Fixed Ladder Safety Course for Commercial Property Inspectors references several national standards regarding fixed ladders and how to properly access mechanical equipment at elevations. There is a quiz after most sections and a final exam at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to download a Certificate of Completion for the course. An inspection checklist is also provided for use by commercial property inspectors and property and facilities management personnel. For more information, read Fixed Ladder Safety Online Course.
The goal of this course is to teach the student how to safely use fixed ladders and how to inspect fixed ladders for potential safety issues.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- identify different types of fixed ladders;
- inspect fixed ladders for potential safety issues; and
- safely use a fixed ladder and perform work at elevated surfaces.