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Different types of roof ladder.

There are currently four types of roof ladder that are commercially available in the UK.

CHASE Ladders can supply:

Single section roof ladders

Extending two part roof ladders

Sectional roof ladders (fitting additional sections give complete flexibility as they can be supplied in varying lengths)

The ridge hooks are fitted with running wheels to allow the ladder to be pushed up onto the roof before being flipped over and positioned securely.

All are fitted with ridge hooks that locate over the apex of the roof and generally are fitted with lateral or longitudinal bearer bars that are designed to spread the load of the ladder and user.

These heavy duty ladder sections are manufactured to BSEN131 standard using industrial strength aluminium, with oval section stiles and heavy-duty non-slip rungs and incorporate a heavy-duty ridge hook. To prevent any damage to the roof they have rubber covered bearers bars to distribute weight evenly. Unlike the majority of roof ladders available these ladders are Built from materials that exceed the performance requirements of BSEN-131 Professional and are rated at 175kg.

Extending Roof Ladders - Chase Manufacturing Ltd

CHASE Roof Ladders are designed and manufactured in the UK and provide the ultimate in safety on the roof.

CHASE Single Section Roof Ladders

The CHASE Single section Roof Ladder. Fully compatible with our Roof Ladder Extensions available to buy here. These robust ladder sections are crafted in compliance with the BSEN131 standard, employing industrial-grade aluminum. They feature oval-shaped stiles, sturdy non-slip rungs, and include a substantial ridge hook for added stability. To safeguard the roof from potential harm, they are equipped with rubber-covered bearer bars that evenly distribute weight. Notably, these ladders stand out from the majority of available roof ladders due to their construction with materials that surpass the performance benchmarks of BSEN-131 Professional, boasting a weight rating of 175kg.

CHASE Extending Roof Ladders

The Chase 2-part Extending Roof Ladders, crafted and engineered in the UK, offer the utmost safety when working on roofs. These rugged ladder sections adhere to the BSEN131 standard and are constructed from robust industrial-grade aluminum. They feature oval-section stiles and robust non-slip rungs, complete with a heavy-duty ridge hook. To safeguard roofs from potential harm, they are equipped with rubber-covered bearer bars that ensure even weight distribution. Notably, these ladders set themselves apart from the majority of available roof ladders by surpassing the performance requirements of BSEN-131 Professional, boasting a remarkable weight rating of 175kg.

Roof Access Ladders

Roof ladders, also known as roof access ladders or roof ladders, are designed to provide safe and secure access to rooftops for maintenance, repair, and inspection purposes. Here are some key facts about roof ladders:

  1. Purpose: Roof ladders are primarily used for gaining access to roofs, chimneys, and other elevated areas. They are commonly used by tradespeople such as roofers, chimney sweeps, and maintenance workers.
  2. Types of Roof Ladders: There are various types of roof ladders available in the UK, including fixed roof ladders, sliding roof ladders, and extension roof ladders. Each type is designed for specific applications and roof types.
  3. Materials: Roof ladders are typically made from durable materials such as aluminum or steel to ensure strength and stability. They are built to withstand exposure to the elements.
  4. Safety Features: Roof ladders are generally equipped with safety features to prevent accidents. These may include anti-slip rungs or treads, adjustable hooks or wheels for secure attachment to the roof, and stabilizing bars or brackets to keep the ladder steady.
  5. Regulations: In the UK, the use of roof ladders is subject to safety regulations to ensure the well-being of workers. These regulations may include guidelines on ladder design, installation, and usage, as well as requirements for regular inspection and maintenance.
  6. Health and Safety Executive (HSE): The Health and Safety Executive is the UK government agency responsible for regulating workplace health and safety. They provide guidelines and standards for the safe use of equipment, including roof ladders.
  7. Training and Certification: Workers who use roof ladders should receive proper training on ladder safety and usage. Some industries may require certification or qualifications for individuals who work at heights.
  8. Inspection and Maintenance: Roof ladders should be regularly inspected for wear and tear, damage, and defects. Any issues should be addressed promptly to ensure the ladder’s continued safety and functionality.
  9. Proper Use: It’s essential to use a roof ladder for its intended purpose and follow safe ladder practices. This includes setting up the ladder on stable ground, ensuring it’s securely attached to the roof, and maintaining three points of contact while climbing.
  10. Fall Protection: When working at heights, it’s important to use appropriate fall protection equipment, such as harnesses and lifelines, in addition to roof ladders, to prevent accidents and injuries.

Remember that safety should always be a top priority when using roof ladders. Always follow manufacturer instructions, industry guidelines, and applicable regulations to ensure the safe use of roof ladders.

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