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WORK ON PLATFORMS AND WORK ON LADDERS

WORK ON PLATFORMS

WORK ON LADDERS

Aerial work platforms are often used to reach working areas at height. These platforms are not without falling risks for workers, who could be thrown past the side barriers due to swinging while the platform is moving towards the working area. Therefore, it is recommended that an anchoring system be used which secures the worker to the platform itself.

Ladders can be used to access working areas. They can be fixed or portable; in both cases they must be certified.

EN 397 ANSI Z89-1

Fixed ladders are typically used in industrial environments where access to certain areas is very frequent for the performance of ordinary maintenance, while portable ladders are used for extraordinary maintenance. It should be remembered that whenever possible, the use of an aerial platform or scaffolding is preferable to the use of a ladder. In all cases, no worker should ascend a ladder without adequate personal protection equipment.

EN 361 EN 397 ANSI Z89-1

EN 358

EN 355 EN 353/2 EN 360

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RELIABILITY CERTIFIED As the manufacturer, Rothoblaas is responsible for certifying its products. All the products documentation (certifica...

FALL PROTECTION AND SAFETY - EN  

RELIABILITY CERTIFIED As the manufacturer, Rothoblaas is responsible for certifying its products. All the products documentation (certifica...