PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Register Now for D+D 2014

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Ladder Institute Unveils New Training

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Comment | More

The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has introduced a comprehensive, new Multimedia Training Program that is free to all users.

Training focuses on proper selection, use and care of ladders and allows access to a variety of modules.  A certificate of completion is available once the post-training test has been completed and passed satisfactorily.

ALI,  the national trade association representing the North American ladder industry, will exhibit the program Oct. 26-28 at the National Safety Council Expo in Orlando.

“This quality training program can be adopted by small and large companies, unions, and contractors,” said Janet Rapp, ALI Executive Director.  “Free of charge, it will allow comprehensive training to be accessed online for real-time instruction. Companies without training budgets or research & development resources can simply log in and train staff to maximize safety.”

The training program follows the recent introduction of ALI’s new web site, www.laddersafety.org, designed to provide ladder safety information by ladder type. The information is provided in a user-friendly, less-technical manner but is based on ladder safety standards, of which ALI is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved developer.

ALI’s current ladder safety standards are:  

• A14.1 - Wood Ladders

• A14.2 - Portable Metal Ladders

• A14.3 - Fixed Ladders

• A14.4 - Job Made Wooden Ladders

• A14.5 - Portable Reinforced Plastic Ladders

• A14.7 - Mobile Ladder Stands and Mobile Ladder Stand Platforms

• A14.9 - Ceiling Mounted Disappearing Climbing Systems

ALI has also recently revised its primary website, www.americanladderinstitute.org.

For more information, contact ALI at 312.673.5769 or visit www.americanladderinstitute.org/ali/content.aspx?pageid=40#multimedia.

   

Tagged categories: American Ladder Institute; Ladders

Comment from Tom, (10/12/2009, 10:12 AM)

Where exactly is this (online?) training program? It is not immediately apparent on the laddersafety.org website - do you have a direct link?


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Van Air Systems
Fill Your Air Dryer with
Dry-O-Lite.

Only Dry-O-Lite desiccant from Van Air Systems keeps compressed air lines dry and trouble free. Perfect for blasting and painting.


Graco Inc.
Learn more and sign-up for a Free Demo

The XForce HD Cordless Airless Sprayer is designed for spot repair, small jobs and touch-up. Easily sprays the toughest protective and marine coatings.


PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products

The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.


SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments

Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.


JPCL Europe
Special EMEA edition!

Now, the publisher of JPCL offers essential news and knowledge for protective and marine coatings professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa: www.jpcleurope.com


Atlantic Design, Inc.
OUR INDUSTRY IS CHANGING!

We should know. We’re the ones leading the way. Cleverly simple. Clearly ADI. 866.Call.ADI


Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com