Ladder Safety

25 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

Ladder Safety

25 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

It's easy to forget that the dangers ladders present are enhanced at sea. This is because vessels roll and pitch, also surfaces can become slippery from bad weather or unexpected spillage. Failure to use proper safety equipment causes lost time injuries that are preventable. In this course, you'll learn simple best practices that will reduce your crew's exposure to ladder-related accidents.

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

• Review hazard awareness guidelines for climbing and descending ladders safely.
• Understand the three points of contact rule and its importance.
• Explore the various types of ladders found on board; dangers and positives.
• Learn when and why to use proper fall arrest equipment.

Topics in this Course

Personal Safety Risk Management

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Course Author


Seably is a marketplace for maritime training online. Where anyone can explore, take, or even teach a course. We offer a wide range of flag state-approved STCW courses, legislation typed training, introduction to courses, reflective learning how-to courses, and customer demanded training. With new content added every month, from industry professionals, training centers, subcontractors, and insurance companies, you can find the latest in maritime education.

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  1. Rating:
    Avg. rating 4.5
  2. Price:
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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 25 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the Code of Safe Working Practices
  7. Last Updated: December 20, 2023

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