Ladder Safety – Online

25 minutes
Upon initial assignment
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This training course teaches you about ladder hazards and consistent use of safe work practices. Staff will understant common hazards of ladder use, recognize types of ladders, requirements for use, fall prevention techniques, and how to inspect ladders before and after use to ensure safe use. Retake the class as a refresher or as required by your supervisor.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at
Intended Audience 

Any UW employee, including UW Facilities personnel, who frequently uses ladders


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201