information on satety and training of ladders

The information is written for employers, the self-employed and anyone who uses a ladder. Please see information from the HSA,  Worksafe and National Training solutions 


Some Useful Information on Ladder Safety and Training

This information on Ladders has been brought to you from Health and Safety Authority

This information sheet is written for employers, the self employed and anyone who uses a ladder.
Falls from ladders account for up to two fatalities and 220 injuries each year. The total number of non report able injuries is higher again.
Most ladder injuries result from falls but other injuries are caused by lifting a ladder, slipping or falling when carrying it, or the ladder collapsing or falling.
This guidance covers the most common types of ladders such as straight ladders, stepladders/A frame ladders.

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Irish Building Industry

The Irish Building Industry Directory is for architects, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and all those involved in the construction industry.

The online directory is published by MCM Publications Ltd. MCM Publications has a track record since 1997 of delivering print and online publications for the construction industry. The Irish Building Industry Directory (printed edition) was published annually until 2011 when it moved fully online. We launched the online directory in 2004 –

For Health and Safety Training. This information is brought to you from Work Safe Ireland

Health & Safety Training & Consultancy

At Synergy Risk Management, we provide competent, professional assessment, advice and support as well as a wide range of certified Health & Safety Training courses to businesses and individuals all over Ireland.

Business Support: Our Chartered Safety and Health Consultants provide business support, advice, inspection and auditing services to some of Ireland’s biggest and best known businesses, as well as many SMEs. We have a practical and business like ethos to allow our services and support to fit neatly into our client’s business.

Ladder Safety Awareness Training Course

This information is brought by National Training Solutions

Course Aim:

National Training Solutions have this course designed to equip learners with the necessary information & knowledge to carry out their duties while working on a ladder.

Some of the Course Objectives are:

On completion of this course, learners will;

  • Understand the importance of safety while working at height
  • Be aware of the legislation surrounding working at height
  • Identify the three stages of working at height risk assessment
  • Be aware of the safe positioning, storage & usage of a ladder