OSHA Safety and Health Regulations for Construction 1926 Subpart X (1926.1060) states that
“the employer shall provide a training program for each employee using ladders and stairways, as
Employers can instruct their staff on safe procedures to prevent falls during construction process
by using the resources available in this training program. When personnel know how to set up and
use equipment safely, falls can be avoided.
This Ladder Safety Training will facilitate all employees to distinguish hazards associated with
ladders and stairways, and train them in the procedures to be fulfilled to minimize those hazards.
It will also help them to realize the vitality of averting falls from ladders and scaffolds.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
All employees engaged in the activities of residential construction at 6’ or more above lower levels
must be trained to protect themselves and those around them from fall hazards.
At the end of this course, students will be able to identify:
Nature of Fall Hazards
Fall Protection Systems
Employee Exposure Determination
OSHA Requirements for Ladder
OSHA Safety Standards