Ladder Safety

Seably 13 minutes

It's easy to forget the dangers ladders present, especially for mariners who use them so frequently. Vessels roll and pitch, also surfaces can become slippery from bad weather and chemicals. Failure to use proper safety equipment causes lost time injuries that are preventable. In this video, 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. See the various types of ladders found on board, including vertical, inclined, and portable ladders. As well as know when and why to use proper fall arrest equipment.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 13 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the Code of Safe Working Practices