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Online Safety Training

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Welcome to Werner's Online Safety Training
This program is designed to keep professionals safe on the job. Whether it is online or on-site, this training program offers an interactive way to educate users how to safely climb.

Online Courses

  • Ongoing updates for additional courses
  • Quiz results displayed and reported
  • Secure group based reporting
  • Actively track progress

Monitor Training Progress

  • Monitor trainee usage and success
  • Multimedia and interactive simulations
  • Check points throughout courses
  • Stop and restart where you left off

We offer the following free online programs

Ladders and Climbing Equipment

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Ladder Safety
(Available in English, Spanish, and French)
By the end of this course, you will be able to: select the right ladder for your job, properly inspect your ladder, handle and transport your ladder to prevent damage, and know the right ways to use your ladder safely.
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Ladder Styles
(Available in English)
By the end of this course, you will gain a detailed knowledge of the engineering, construction attributes and applications of various ladder styles.


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The 6200 Series
(Available in English)
By the end of this course, you will learn how to point out key features on the ladder, highlight the benefits of this particular stepladder, and sell the advantages of the 6200CA Series accessories.
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Werner: Podium Training
(Available in English)
By the end of this course, you will understand the features and benefits of this new style of ladder.


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Pump Jack Safety
(Available in English and Spanish)
By the end of this course, you will be able to list the key components of a pump jack system, set up, inspect and safely use your pump jack system.

Fall Protection

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Fall Protection Basics 101
(Available in English)
By the end of this course, you will be able to describe the A,B,Cs of fall protection and identify basic safety standards. You will understand the the main products in the Werner fall protection category.
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Horizontal Lifelines Introduction
(Available in English)
By the end of this course, you will understand the theory behind and the function of horizontal lifelines as well as Werner's product offering in this category.

Different types of ladders are designed to keep you safe and productive when climbing or standing. Using the wrong style of ladder or simply ignoring the limitations of climbing equipment can result in a fall or serious injury.
Height is referring to the actual ladder height. Extension ladders should be 7 to 10 feet longer than the highest support or contact point, which may be the wall or roof line. The highest standing level is four rungs down from the top. The highest permitted standing level on a stepladder is two steps down from the top.

Reach height is the maximum reach assuming a 5’6” person with a vertical 12” reach.
Ladders are designed to safely hold up to a specific amount of weight. The Werner Performance System defines five different capacities using a color and star rating system. The Duty Rating is defined as the maximum safe load capacity of the ladder. A person’s fully clothed weight plus the weight of any tools and materials that are carried onto the ladder must be less than the load capacity.

Werner offers ladder made from fiberglass and aluminum. Each material has characteristics which make it best for certain applications, or one material may simply fit the personal preferences of the user. For example, if working around electricity users should select fiberglass products due to their non-conductive side rails.