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Fiberglass (FRP/GRP) Ladders

We make safe ladders All our ladders are designed and made to meet the applicable standards & requirements of the National (IS) as well as International standards like American National Standards Institute (ANSI), OSHA etc.

OSHA has set minimum requirement with respect to the use of ladders in business and industry.

Variety of ANSI safety codes are available depending on material and type of ladders. The applicable ANSI codes are as follows.

WOOD LADDERS ANSI A 14.1
METAL LADDERS ANSI A14.2
FIXED LADDER ANSI A14.3
FIBERGLASS LADDERS ANSI A14.5
STEEL LADDERS ANSI A14.7
STAGE PLATFORM ANSI A10.8
ROLLING SCAFFOLD ANSI A10.8

In addition, ANSI codes have established a Duty Rating which identifies the use for Which a portable ladder is intended and the condition under which the ladder can be used safely. The following table describes the various type ladder.


TYPE CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING RATED USE
TYPE IAA 375LBs. EXTRA HEAVY DUTY INDUSTRIAL
TYPE IA 300Lbs. EXTRA HEAVY DUTY INDUSTRIAL
TYPE I 250Lbs. EXTRA HEAVY DUTY INDUSTRIAL
TYPE II 225Lbs. MEDIUM DUTY COMMERCIAL
TYPE III 200Lbs. LIGHT DUTY HOUSE HOLD

An extensive series of test and design requirement determines which Duty Rating a particular ladder may be labeled with. The total load supported includes the combined weight of the user, clothing tools any material on the ladders. The tests' requirement have been specified with a safely factor of four to ensure the ability to meet the Duty Rating. However, ladders must be used property in order to support the intended load.