Protective Coatings Application: Safe Use of Ladders

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

  • Coatings applicators 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.
  • Generally speaking, ladders are recommended for access only and as a point from which you should be working.