ladder safety checklist app

Ladder Inspection Checklists

Ladder safety inspection checklists are an important tool to ensure worker safety when operating ladders and working at heights. Ladder checklists are primarily used to: (1) evaluate if equipment passes safety and quality standards; and (2) ensure it is being used correctly by trained workers. Using a mobile inspection app like iAuditor will enable you to conduct paperless ladder inspections, capture photo evidence and generate reports offline while on your construction site.

We have featured three of the best ladder inspection checklists which you can download for free. Get started by creating your iAuditor account and then customize your own ladder safety checklist for your workplace.

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Ladder Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to inspect an individual ladder to ensure that it passes quality and safety measures. Begin by creating a ladder profile by taking a photo of the ladder, tag and its components. Next, check equipment quality, capture defects and rate the overall condition of the ladder. Lastly, provide recommendations to improve equipment safety.

OSHA Ladder Safety Checklist

This OSHA Ladder Safety Checklist was converted using iAuditor and made more efficient to conduct ladder quality inspection. Maximize iAuditor’s features by capturing photo of ladders and emphasize hazards by annotating defects. Record observations of the ladder usage and assign actions to your supervisor to notify them about potential hazards detected while working on ladders.

Ladder Setup and Usage Checklist

This template can be used by managers and safety teams to inspect if a ladder was set up and used properly during operations. Start by recording the nature of work and identifying the type of ladder used to perform the task. Then evaluate the process of setting up and climbing up a ladder. Lastly, provide recommendations to improve safety.

PPE Safety Checklist

Proper usage of PPE can reduce the risk of falling or tripping when using a ladder. Use this template to select the appropriate equipment associated with the task being performed when using a ladder. Record hazards that may be in contact with the body, select the correct PPE and inspect PPE condition by taking photo evidence. Use iAuditor to ensure quality PPE before use to prevent serious injuries that may be encountered.

Accident Injury Report Form

Keeping an accident report helps track improvement on ladder safety. Use this template to document accidents caused by faulty ladders, improper use of ladder or not wearing recommended PPE. Start by recording information of the injured person, injury details, contributing factors and recommendations. You may also include emergency services involved, hospitalization information and witness statements. Use iAuditor to take photo evidence of the injury and track accident location.


iAuditor is the World's #1 Inspection Software and App

iAuditor gives you the flexibility to power any inspection you require - onsite, underground, and across the globe. Inspect construction sites, restaurants inspections for food safety, conduct temperature checks, pre-flight checks, toolbox talks and more. It is the mobile forms inspection solution for all industries.

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Follow these 5 steps to start performing mobile inspections

  1. Create a free iAuditor account to get started
  2. Download a template above and modify it for your workplace or browse other checklist topics
  3. Install the iAuditor app on your mobile or tablet and perform an inspection
  4. Take photos, create actions and generate reports on your device
  5. Invite your teammates. Save time, save lives
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