296-876-20005 - Design and construction

296-876-20005. Design and construction

Important:

Design and construction requirements of this section do not apply to special purpose ladders.

(1) You must make sure portable ladders and job-made wooden ladders manufactured on or after January 1, 2006, meet the design and construction requirements and specifications of the appropriate American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard:

(a) ANSI A14.1-2000, American National Standard for Ladders-Portable Wood-Safety Requirements.

(b) ANSI A14.2-2000, American National Standard for Ladders-Portable Metal-Safety Requirements.

(c) ANSI A14.5-2000, American National Standard for Ladders-Portable Reinforced Plastic-Safety Requirements.

(d) ANSI A14.4-2002, American National Standard Safety Requirements for Job-Made Wooden Ladders.

(2) You must make sure portable ladders manufactured before January 1, 2006, meet the design and construction requirements and specifications of the appropriate ANSI standard in effect on the date of manufacture:

(a) ANSI A14.1, American National Standard for Ladders-Portable Wood-Safety Requirements.

(b) ANSI A14.2, American National Standard for Ladders-Portable Metal-Safety Requirements.

(c) ANSI A14.5, American National Standard for Ladders-Portable Reinforced Plastic-Safety Requirements.

Note: A commercially manufactured portable ladder should have a label indicating it meets the requirements of the ANSI standard. If in doubt, check with the manufacturer.

(Amended by WSR 14-09-095, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14)

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. 05-20-068, ยง 296-876-20005, filed 10/4/05, effective 1/1/06.

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