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1

When are ladders tested?
Four answers

On acceptance
After operational use
Annually
Quarterly at workshops for training ladders

2

What are the ladder pitch checks?
Three answers

150mm or less from the frame
3-5 rounds above the sill, 50mm above
Closest round should be parallel with sill

3

What are the ladder safety checks for the 9m and 135 ladder?
Two answers

9m ladder
Pawls rested on rounds

135 ladder
Pawls
Clearance between ground and carry handles
Jack pads are on the ground

4

Describe the short extension ladder?
Length, weight, what appliances

6m
21kg
Pumps, pump ladders, DPLs
One person lift

5

Describe the 9m ladder?
Length, weight, what appliances

9m
40.6kg
Pumps and DPLs
Three person lift

6

Describe the 135 ladder?
Length, weight, what appliances

13.5m
100kg
Pump ladders and DPLs
Four person lift

7

Describe the roof ladder?
Length, weight, what appliances

4.6m
14kg
Pumps, pump ladders, DPLs
One person lift

8

9m Ladder Standard Pitch

Standby to slip 9m ladder
Release - Slip
No.3 site heel
Under run
Prepare to extend - Extend
Pawls engaged
Head in - Adjustments
Ladder pitched get to work

Make Up

Head out
Extend to lower - Lower
Clear behind - Under run
Standby to launch
Launch - House
Ladder secure

9

9m Ladder Confined Space

Standby to slip 9m ladder
Release - Slip
No.3 site heel
Under run
Prepare to tilt - Tilt
Prepare to extend - Extend
Pawls engaged
Head in - Adjustments
Ladder pitched get to work

Make Up

Head out
Extend to lower - Lower
Prepare to tilt - Tilt
Clear behind
Under run
Standby to launch
Launch - House
Ladder secure

10

135 Ladder Standard Pitch

Standby to slip 135 ladder
Release - Slip
No.3 and 4 site heel
Under run
Ground props
Prepare to extend - Extend
Pawls engaged
Head in - Adjustments
Ladder pitched get to work

Make Up

Head out
Extend to lower - Lower
Ladder to vertical
Walk in - Clear behind
Under run
Standby to launch
Launch - House
Ladder secure

11

135 Ladder Confined Space

Standby to slip
Release - Slip
No.3 and 4 site heel
Under run
Prop round
Prepare to tilt - Tilt
Prop round
Ground props
Prepare to extend - Extend
Pawls engaged
Head in - Adjustments
Ladder pitched get to work

Make Up

Head out
Extend to lower - Lower
Ladder to vertical - Prop round
Prepare to tilt - Tilt
Prop round - Walk in
Clear behind - Under run
Standby to launch
Launch - House
Ladder secure