Safe Use Of Step Ladders Tool Box Talk

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  • 1. 
    Which 3 checks should be completed before using a step ladder?
    • A. 

      Condition of rungs

    • B. 

      Condition of Rubber Feet

    • C. 

      Year of manufacture

    • D. 

      Inspection Tag

  • 2. 
    When using a step ladder your knees should not be higher the ........... Rung
  • 3. 
    To ensure you do not over reach what should stay within the stiles of the step ladder
    • A. 

      Your Shoulders

    • B. 

      Your Knees

    • C. 

      Your Belt buckle

  • 4. 
    You can work to the front or to the side when using a step ladder?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When sould a step ladder not be used?
    • A. 

      When completing short duration works

    • B. 

      When you can stand on your collugues shoulders to reach

    • C. 

      When there is a flat level surface

    • D. 

      When a work platform could be used

  • 6. 
    Before using a step ladder a dynamic point of work risk assessment must be completed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    To ensure the step ladder is a class one industrial type there will be a ............ coloured seal on them
  • 8. 
    A ladder premit is a form of control of the use of step ladders and one must be obtained before using a step ladder
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the most common casue of serious injury in the workplace
    • A. 

      Falls from height

    • B. 

      Slips trips and falls at ground level

    • C. 

      Chainsaw juggling

  • 10. 
    Which of the following answers must be considered beofre using step ladders?
    • A. 

      Safer alternatives are not available

    • B. 

      The work activity is of short duration

    • C. 

      Three points of contact can be maintained at all times

    • D. 

      The work involves "light work" only

    • E. 

      There is not enough time to find an alternative

    • F. 

      The stepladder is already on site and ready to use

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