296-876-40045 - Multisection ladders
296-876-40045. Multisection ladders
(1) You must make sure not to tie or fasten ladder sections together to make longer ladders unless:
(a) The ladder manufacturer endorses this type of use; and
(b) You have hardware fittings specifically designed for this purpose.
(2) You must make sure each section of a multisection ladder, when fully extended and locked in position to be used, overlaps the adjacent section as indicated in Table 2, Minimum Required Overlap for Extension Ladders.
Table 2 Minimum Required Overlap for Extension Ladders
|If the ladder size (feet) is:||Minimum required overlap (feet) for a two-section ladder is :|
|Up to and including 36||3|
|Over 36 up to and including 48||4|
|Over 48 up to and including 60||5|
Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. 05-20-068, § 296-876-40045, filed 10/4/05, effective 1/1/06.
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