Access Ladders & Stairways: Design and Code Solutions

Access Ladders & Stairways: Design and Code Solutions

to take this course

This course will discuss different types of ladders and stairways, and the various applications in which they can be safely used. The designer will also learn about codes and minimum requirements necessary to adhere to standards both dimensionally and for fire ratings.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify the types of fixed access ladders, ships ladders, alternating thread, industrial stairs and disappearing stairways.
  2. Describe applications for each type of fixed ladder, ships ladder, alternating thread, industrial stairs or disappearing stairways.
  3. List the applicable building code considerations
  4. Accurately specify the ladders or stairway needed for a project based on the application and applicable building code.
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(05) Metals
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion