This 8-page safe work method statement (SWMS) includes the potential hazards, risks and control measures associated with platform ladder use.
Safety must be always of primary importance when it comes to using platform ladders. This SWMS can provide you with a step-by-step process for your business to safely manage the use of platform ladders at a workplace.
The risk of a fall from a platform ladder can be very high if it is not used correctly or if used inappropriately. This SWMS outlines the importance of selection, the safety precautions to take for set up and how to use the platform ladder correctly in a work area.
Job steps that are covered in the safe work method statement include: