Ladders, Portable and Fixed

Chapter 296-876, WAC

Effective Date: 12/01/06

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Your Responsibility

To train employees who use ladders.



WAC 296-876-15005


You must

  • Train employees to recognize ladder hazards and the procedures to minimize these hazards.
  • Have a competent person train employees that use ladders in at least the following topics:

    - The proper construction, use, placement, and care in handling ladders

    - The maximum intended load capacities of ladders that are used.

    - The requirements of this chapter.

  • Retrain employees as necessary to make sure they know and understand the content of the original training.


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