Ladder and Employee Details

  • Type of ladder/stepladder:

  • Location of ladder/stepladder:

  • Ladder asset/ref number:

Checks

  • Are the anti-slip feet on metal and fibreglass ladders/ stepladders in place, undamaged and not unduly worn?

  • Are the feet free of such items as stones, grease, dirt or other debris, thus preventing them from not making direct contact with the ground?

  • Are the rungs, stiles or platform free from mud, grease, oil or wet paint?

  • Are the rungs, stiles, steps or platform free from cracks, splits, bends or warps?

  • Are the rungs or steps all in place, unbroken and not weakened?

  • Are the tie rods in place and undamaged?

  • Are the welds free of cracks / undamaged and all screws or rivets firmly in place?

  • Is the equipment free of corrosion, sharp edges and dents?

  • Are surfaces unpainted?

  • When set up on a flat surface, is the stepladder stable?

  • Any other issues, please specify?

  • Taking into account the findings above, is the ladder / stepladder safe to use?

  • Please sign to confirm all appropriate checks have been completed:

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