Rescue Ladders

Rescue Ladders

Rescue Ladders can be anchored to a structure and dropped down to the victim’s level or provide a means of assisted rescue for victims who are not unconscious. In addition to construction sites, where rescue personnel are not readily available, rescue ladders are also ideal for confined space applications.  Mounting the ladder to a davit arm with an accessory plate offers rescue personnel a stable ladder enabling safe access to the space. The simplicity and versatility of rescue ladders make them ideal for almost any application.

Features

  • The steps are staggered instead of straight across making climbing fast and easy.
  • Ladder rungs are rigid and reinforced, eliminating stress on the knees and feet during climbing.
  • Ladder is synthetic and lightweight making transportation and storage fast and easy.
  • Available in 8 ft (2.4m) sections. Extra sections can be added to lengthen for specific site requirements.
  • Ladder comes complete with three connecting carabiners enabling fast and easy anchorage to structure.
  • The optional anchorage plate is ideal for confined space entry systems.
  • Applications include: construction, confined space, mine access, rigging, oil and gas, scaffolding, roofing and general industry

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.

Did You Know?

That any fall protection system must be engineered for two times the applied load in the event of a fall?