Ladder and Step Specifications
There has been some major changes in the recent few years due to the development of the EN131 standard to envelope as many product types under one standard.
British Standard Class 1 BS 2037 (Aluminium) or BS 1129 (Timber) - Heavy Industrial Use
These standards have been with drawn by British standards, which means that manufacturers can no longer have licence to Kitemark products they would normally manufacture to these standards.
We still manufacture to these long standing and robust standards.
the following are all relevant standards for new and existing products
|Standard||Material||Class Use||Duty Rating||Max vertical Static Load||Products Covered|
|BS EN131 & EN131||Any||Professional and Non-professional||150kg||Standard ladders and steps|
|Mobile ladders with platform|
|Single or multiple hinge-joint ladders|
|BS1129||Timber||Domestic||95kg||125kg.||Portable timber ladders, steps, trestles and lightweight stagings|
|BS2037||Aluminium||Domestic||95kg||125kg.||Portable timber ladders, steps, trestles and lightweight stagings|
|BS8630||Timber||Any||150kg||Trestles and Stagings|
|BS8634||Any||Any||150kg||Portable roof ladders|
|BS EN 14183:2003||Any||Any||150kg||Step stools|
|ANSI 14.5 2017||GRP||Domestic||90kg||119kg||Portable plastic reinforced ladders & steps|
|BS EN 14975-2006+A1-2010||Any||Domestic||150kg||loft ladder|