BS 4211:2005 Specification for permanently fixed ladders (+A1:2008)
Details are given for ladders with single bar rungs intended to be fixed permanently to structures, including high structures such as chimneys, silos and bins, to provide means of access. Requirements for associated platforms and safety hoops are also given.
Supersedes BS 4211:1994. Amendment A1 dated 30 November 2008 - Scope extended to incorporate permanently fixed companionway ladders. March 2010 - BSI have issued a faulty notice for this document, there are errors in the figures, a corrigendum will be issued with an expected lead time of 2 weeks.
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