Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety

BC Housing: 2 CPD Points

Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)

  • $343.99 excl. GST


A Canada-Compliant Training Class for Ladder Safety (covers portable, fixed, specialty, and job-made ladders). I-CAB Recognized. This course satisfies Canada's requirements for classroom training. 


Ladders can be found in any workplace, job site, or home and are often overlooked as a safety hazard due to their commonality. However, ladders are consistently one of the leading causes of workplace incidents. To help employers and workers complete compliant ladder safety training, this online Ladder Safety Online course covers the fundamentals for the safe use of portable self-supporting, portable non-self-supporting, fixed, specialty, and job-made ladders.


Complete with detailed modules and case studies, this online course satisfies the requirements for classroom training. Upon completion, you will be able to print a customizable form that can be used as needed to observe worker application of the principles discussed during the training.


This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessments.


This online Ladder Safety course covers the following topics:

  • Ladder types

  • Ladder components and how they differ between ladder types

  • How to build a job-made wooden ladder

  • Pre-shift inspections

  • Portable and fixed ladder inspections

  • Labels

  • How to choose a ladder

  • 3-point contact method

  • Scaffolding

  • Setup and takedown of ladders

  • Hazards of working with ladders

  • Ladder incident case studies

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. The course is able to be taken three times in an effort to achieve the pass mark. Print materials for this course can be accessed online.

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Attend

This course would be ideal for anyone that works with, on, or near ladders in their workplace.