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Portable Ladder Systems

Ideal for outdoor aviation maintenance, inspection, and repair applications, the Freestanding Ladder System offers the perfect combination of easy access to elevated work areas.  Ensure the safety of up to two workers with 100% fall protection from the ground up for the duration of their aircraft maintenance and inspection activities.  Mobile ladder system configurations include guardrails multiple SRL’s for added worker safety.  Protect your workers and your facility with ANSI, OSHA and CE compliant freestanding ladder systems.

We are a complete turnkey provider of OSHA compliant portable and mobile fall arrest systems and have years of design and installation experience.  Contact us for expert assistance with your fall arrest, fall restraint and fall protection safety requirements.

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Design Considerations

Portable Freestanding Ladder Design Features

  • Powder-coated, anodized high strength alloy
  • Specifically engineered for extra tall and wide applications
  • Enclosed rail to help keep debris out (weather elements)
  • 100% fall arrest rated tie-off from the ground up
  • SAE J429 Grade 8 hardware with zinc yellow chromate plated finish
  • Includes heavy-duty leveling jacks

Additional Freestanding Ladder Options:

  • 8 in. (0.2m) Urethane Wheel Set
  • Custom Paint Job
  • Grounding Reel
  • Low Profile Kit
  • Tow Bar

 Fixed Height Options

  • Manual height adjustment via winch assembly
  • Multiple height adjustment ranges available
  • All systems include a fall arrest bar for accessing ladder

OSHA Regulations

  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
    • 1926.502(d)(16) Personal fall arrest systems, when stopping a fall, shall:
    • 1926.502(d)(16)(ii) limit maximum arresting force on an employee to 1,800 pounds (8 kN) when used with a body harness;
    • 1926.502(d)(16)(iii) be rigged such that an employee can neither free fall more than 6 feet (1.8 m), nor contact any lower level;
    • 1926.502(d)(16)(iv) bring an employee to a complete stop and limit maximum deceleration distance an employee travels to 3.5 feet (1.07 m); and,
    • 1926.502(d)(16)(v) have sufficient strength to withstand twice the potential impact energy of an employee free falling a distance of 6 feet (1.8 m), or the free fall distance permitted by the system, whichever is less.