needless dock injuries with Walk-Thru Style Dock Ladders. Constructed of
steel angle iron. Mount ladder directly to the dock face by either welding or bolting on. The
extra high handrail provides maximum assistance and safety.
half of each step is covered with a slip resistant material for extra
safety during climbing and descending of the ladder. All ladders project out 8-3⁄8" from
face of dock.
Summary of OSHA 1970 Fixed Ladder
Specifications. The act does require a dock
ladder as a means of traversing from one structure level
to another. The Act is very specific on the
minimum specifications for ladders. In summary,
the minimum rung diameter is 3/4". The rung
length must be at least 16 in. and the height between
rungs 12". The rung center must be not less
than 7" from the building face, and the grab bar
centerline must not be less than 4 in.