ALI A14 Standards Set

American Ladder Institute ANSI/ASC A14 Standards Set

Published by: American Ladder Institute / 2012
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This set includes:

  • A14.1-2007
    This Standard prescribes rules and establishes minimum requirements for the construction, testing, care, and use of the common types of portable wood ladders described herein in order to ensure safety under normal conditions of usage. A14.1 also prescribes the rules and minimum requirements for labeling.
  • A14.2-2007
    This standard prescribes rules and establishes minimum requirements for the construction, testing, care, and use of portable metal ladders of various types including, but not limited to, portable extension, step, trestle, sectional, combination, single, and platform laddres. A14.2 also prescribes rules and minimum requirements for labelling.

    This standard now includes items covered in A14.10.

  • A14.3-2008
    This standard prescribes minimum requirements for the
    design, construction, and use of fixed ladders, and sets
    forth requirements for cages, wells, and ladder safety
    systems used with fixed ladders, in order to minimize
    personal injuries. All parts and appurtenances necessary
    for a safe and efficient ladder shall be considered integral
    parts of the design.
  • A14.4-2009
    This safety standard prescribes minimum requirements
    and recommendations for the construction, design,
    installation, and use of job-made wooden ladders in order
    to minimize personal injuries. This standard does not
    cover portable manufactured or portable job-made ladders,
    permanent fixed ladders, or mobile-equipment ladders.

    The purpose of this standard is to provide reasonable
    safety for life and limb during any construction or
    demolition operation where conditions are not practical
    or permit the erection of temporary stairs or ramps.
    This standard provides a guide for compliance with
    minimum required specifications when job-made wooden
    ladders are being constructed for temporary access on
    construction and demolition operations.

  • A14.5-2007
    This Standard prescribes the rules governing the safe construction of portable reinforced plastic ladders of various types including, but not limited to, step stools, portable extension, step, trestle, sectional combination, single, and platform ladders. A14.5 also prescribes rules and minimum requirements for labeling.

    The purpose of this standard is to provide reasonable
    safety for life, limb, and property. In order to develop
    an effective safety program, the standard may serve also
    as a basis for purchase requirements and for instructions
    in personnel training, and in the preparation of motivational/
    instructional material such as safety practices,
    manuals, posters, and the like.

    This standard is also intended to provide the manufacturer,
    purchaser, and user of reinforced plastic ladders
    with a set of performance and dimensional requirements
    against which this product may be compared. It is not
    the purpose of this standard to specify all the details of
    construction of portable reinforced plastic ladders. The
    limitations imposed are for the purpose of providing
    adequate general requirements and testing methods
    needed for consistency.

  • A14.7-2006
    This standard prescribes rules and requirements governing
    the proper design, construction, testing, care, use,
    and maintenance of mobile ladder stands and mobile
    ladder stand platforms including labeling /marking of
    these units.

    It excludes special purpose units that do not meet the
    general requirements of this standard.

    This standard establishes requirements to be met for
    the design, construction, testing, care, maintenance and
    use of mobile ladder stands and mobile ladder stand
    platforms.

    In order for users to develop effective operating
    procedures, this standard may also serve as a basis
    for instructing and training personnel in proper equipment
    use.

    It is not the purpose of this standard to specify all the
    details of construction of mobile ladder stands and
    mobile ladder stand platforms. The limitations imposed
    are for the purpose of providing adequate general
    requirements and test methods.

  • A14.9-2010
    This standard prescribes rules concerning the safe
    design, construction, testing, care, installation and use
    of permanently installed metal or wood, disappearing
    attic stairways of various types designed to be used for
    access to upper levels such as attics. Household units
    with duty ratings of 250, 300 and 350 lbs., or commercial
    units with a rating of 500 lbs. are the only units covered
    in this standard. This standard is not intended to apply
    to any attic stairway covered in any other ANSI A14
    standards, or disappearing attic stairways intended for
    use with ceiling heights in excess of 12 feet. This standard
    also prescribes rules and minimum requirements for
    installation instructions and labeling of disappearing
    attic stairways in order to promote safety under normal
    conditions of usage.

    This standard is not intended to cover requirements for
    fire separation that may be required by various building
    codes. It does not apply where training, supervision, or
    established safety procedures are in conflict with, or
    serve in lieu of, this standard.
    The purpose of this document is to help provide safety
    for life, limb, and property by establishing standards
    for the design and installation of permanently installed
    disappearing attic stairways.

    It is not the purpose of this standard to specify all the
    details of construction of disappearing attic stairways.
    The limitations imposed are for the purpose of providing
    adequate general methods and testing.

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