Tool Box Talk Is This the Right Tool for the Job? Stepladder Safety in Construction Mobile App
The Tool Box Talk Is This the Right Tool for the Job?
How does it work?
Stepladder Safety in Construction app offers guidelines and training for choosing whether stepladders should be used on a construction site under various scenarios. It sates that hazards should be assessed, including whether the ladder is on a firm, level surface, if the ladder is in good condition, if the ladder is the right grade for the task and the industry (CSA Grade 1 or better) etc. It mentions considering safer alternatives (platform ladders, scaffolding (stationary or rolling), boom or scissor lifts, or other work platforms), and that safe work procedures should still be followed. The form also includes a section to record the staff who attended the training including their signature and the company they work for. There is also a section for the manager's remarks about the training.