296-876-60045 - Step-across distance

296-876-60045. Step-across distance

(1) You must make sure a through ladder at the point of access or egress has a step-across distance, measured from the center-line of the steps or rungs to the nearest edge of the landing area, that is:

(a) Not less than seven inches; or

(b) Greater than twelve inches.

(2) You must make sure a side-step ladder at the point of access or egress has a step-across distance, measured from the centerline of the ladder to the nearest edge of the access point(s) of the landing area or platform, that is:

(a) Not less than fifteen inches; or

(b) Greater than twenty inches.

(Amended by WSR 14-09-095, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14 Amended by WSR 20-09-146, Filed 4/21/2020, effective 10/1/2020)

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. 06-16-020, ยง 296-876-60045, filed 7/24/06, effective 12/1/06.

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