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ANSI ASC A14.3-2008 (R2018)

Ladders - Fixed - Safety Requirements

This standard prescribes minimum requirements for the design, construction, and use of fixed ladders, and sets forth requirements for cages, wells, and ladder safety systems used with fixed ladders, in order to minimize personal injuries. All parts and appurtenances necessary for a safe and efficient ladder shall be considered integral parts of the design.


ANSI ASC A14.3 / ANSI/ASSE A1264.1 - Safety requirements for Fixed Ladders and Workplace Surfaces Package

ANSI ASC A14.3 and ANSI/ASSE A1264.1

ANSI ASC A14.3 / ANSI/ASSE A1264.1 - Safety requirements for Fixed Ladders and Workplace Surfaces Package provides the safety requirements designed to prevent personal injuries which can occur in industrial or workplace environments. It also provides the requirements for the design, construction, and use of fixed ladders. ANSI ASC A14.3 / ANSI/ASSE A1264.1 - Safety requirements for Fixed Ladders and Workplace Surfaces Package includes:

 
     
  • ANSI ASC A14.3-2008
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  • ANSI/ASSE A1264.1-2017
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ANSI ASC A14.2-2017

Ladders - Portable Metal - Safety Requirements

The purpose of this standard is to provide reasonable safety for life, limb, and property. In order to develop an effective safety program, the standard may serve also as a basis for purchase requirements and for instructions in personnel training, and in the preparation of motivational/ instructional material such as safety practices, manuals, posters, and the like. This standard is also intended to provide the manufacturer, purchaser, and user of metal ladders with a set of performance and dimensional requirements against which a product may be compared. It is not the purpose of this standard to specify all the details of construction of portable metal ladders. The limitations imposed are for the purpose of providing adequate general requirements and testing methods needed for consistency.


ANSI ASC A14.7-2011

Safety Requirements for Mobile Ladder Stands and Mobile Ladder Stand Platforms

This standard prescribes rules and requirements governing the proper design, construction, testing, care, use, and maintenance of mobile ladder stands and mobile ladder stand platforms including labeling /marking of these units.


ANSI ASC A14.2-2017

Ladders - Portable Metal - Safety Requirements

The purpose of this standard is to provide reasonable safety for life, limb, and property. In order to develop an effective safety program, the standard may serve also as a basis for purchase requirements and for instructions in personnel training, and in the preparation of motivational/ instructional material such as safety practices, manuals, posters, and the like. This standard is also intended to provide the manufacturer, purchaser, and user of metal ladders with a set of performance and dimensional requirements against which a product may be compared. It is not the purpose of this standard to specify all the details of construction of portable metal ladders. The limitations imposed are for the purpose of providing adequate general requirements and testing methods needed for consistency.


ANSI ASC A14.5-2017

Ladders - Portable Reinforced Plastic - Safety Requirements

The purpose of this standard is to provide reasonable safety for life, limb, and property. In order to develop an effective safety program, the standard may serve also as a basis for purchase requirements and for instructions in personnel training, and in the preparation of motivational/instructional material such as safety practices, manuals, posters, and the like. This standard is also intended to provide the manufacturer, purchaser, and user of reinforced plastic ladders with a set of performance and dimensional requirements against which a product may be compared. It is not the purpose of this standard to specify all the details of construction of portable reinforced plastic ladders. The limitations imposed are for the purpose of providing adequate general requirements and testing methods needed for consistency.


ANSI ASC A14.5-2017

Ladders - Portable Reinforced Plastic - Safety Requirements

The purpose of this standard is to provide reasonable safety for life, limb, and property. In order to develop an effective safety program, the standard may serve also as a basis for purchase requirements and for instructions in personnel training, and in the preparation of motivational/instructional material such as safety practices, manuals, posters, and the like. This standard is also intended to provide the manufacturer, purchaser, and user of reinforced plastic ladders with a set of performance and dimensional requirements against which a product may be compared. It is not the purpose of this standard to specify all the details of construction of portable reinforced plastic ladders. The limitations imposed are for the purpose of providing adequate general requirements and testing methods needed for consistency.


ANSI ASC A14.4-2018

Safety Requirements for Job-Made Wooden Ladders

This safety standard prescribes minimum requirements and recommendations for the construction, design, installation, and use of job-made wooden ladders in order to minimize personal injuries. This standard does not cover portable manufactured or portable job-made ladders, permanent fixed ladders, or mobile-equipment ladders.


ANSI-ASC A14.1-2017

Ladders - Wood Safety Requirements

This standard prescribes rules and establishes minimum requirements for the construction, testing, care, and use of the common types of portable wood ladders described herein in order to ensure safety under normal conditions of usage.


ANSI ASC A14.8-2013

Safety Requirements for Ladder Accessories

This standard is for accessories used on individual ladders only and prescribes rules for governing the safe design, construction, and testing of accessories used in conjunction with a portable wood, metal or reinforced plastic ladder. This standard is limited to those accessories specifically defined


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