Information and Booking

Trainer: Eurosafe Solutions
Cost: Internal, No charge. Please check our cancellation fees before booking.
Duration: 4 hours (12:30-16:30)
Unless otherwise stated, all courses are held in South Kensington.
Format: In Person

25 October
20 February
23 May

Booking via Training Centre

Who should attend

This course is designed for anyone whose duty is to inspect and maintain ladders at work. Employers need to ensure ladders are in a safe condition before use and that a competent person carries out regular inspections.

Participants must have previously attended a Ladders and Steps Safety course with Eurosafe Solutions (any from August 2021 onwards). Ladders and Steps Safety courses are run on the same day as the Inspection course (09:00 – 12:00) if you would like to complete both courses on the same day.

Course Objectives

  • Know when it’s right to inspect a ladder or stepladder
  • How to carry out a formal inspection
  • How to record the inspection and any faults
  • What action to take if defects are identified
  • How to accurately record details of ladders and stepladders used within the workplace

Key Areas

  • Current Legislation, Regulations & Guidance
  • Roles & Responsibilities of Employers & Employees
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Formal inspections of Ladders & Stepladders:
    •  Inspection Procedure
    •  Carrying Out an Inspection
    •  Frequency of Inspections
    •  Recording Inspections
    •  Advice on Repairs & Disposal Procedures
    •  Personal Hazard


  • Theory - 10-question, multiple-choice exam
  • Practical - Carrying & setting up a ladders & stepladder and completing a formal inspection