Access Ladders and Stairs: Specifying for Safety and Efficiency
This course will discuss different types of access ladders and stairs 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.
- Identify the types of fixed access ladders, ships ladders, alternating tread, industrial stairs and disappearing stairways and discuss how they ensure safety in the building
- Describe proper and durable applications for each type of fixed ladder, ships ladder, alternating tread, industrial stairs or disappearing stairways
- List the applicable building code considerations and how they keep installers and occupants safe
- Accurately specify the ladder or stairway needed for a project based on the application and applicable building code