Classifications

British and European standards apply to most ladders

and step ladders, so make sure you choose the right

kind of access equipment for the job.

Class 3 (Domestic) BS2037

This Standard applies to products being used

in and around the home; these products

are designed for infrequent use.

Duty Rating 95Kg

Max permissible load 125Kg

Previous Class 2 (Trade) BSEN131

This is the European Standard, which covers the

products being used in a trade environment; these

products are designed for regular light trade work.

Max permissible load 150Kg

Class 1 (Industrial) BS2037

This Standard applies to products being used in

an industrial environment; these are high quality

products, designed for heavy and regular loading.

Duty Rating 130Kg

Max permissible load 175Kg

EN14183:2003

This European Standard applies to step stools.

The standard excludes ladders and stepladders

as defined by EN 131-1:1993.

Maximum permissible load 150Kg

Loft Ladders - BSEN14975:2006

This is the latest standard for loft ladders.

150kg Max permissible load

Towers - BSEN1004:2004

Mobile access and working towers

made of prefabricated materials.