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Ladder Safety Program (Version 1)


Ladder violations occur when ladders are not properly secured, placed, or used. Employers are required to implement a Ladder Safety Program that includes procedures for identifying and addressing ladder hazards, training workers, and regularly reviewing and updating the program.


Paper Jester Safety Resources has created an easily customizable digital Ladder Safety program template with recommended areas of revision highlighted in yellow for immediate identification.


Topic outline includes:

  • Purpose and Scope
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Definitions
  • Types of Ladders, Selection, and Duty Ratings
  • Program Requirements and Procedures
  • Training Requirements
  • Ladder Identification Numbering System
  • Safe Work Practices


Pages: 14

Language: English

Federal OSHA Ladders Standard (General Industry)

(verify that your state doesn't have it's own plan before referencing federal standards)

  • Microsoft Word 97-2003 Document (.doc)

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