BS 4211:2005+A1:2008 - Specification for permanently fixed ladders – BSI British Standards

BS 4211:2005+A1:2008

Specification for permanently fixed ladders

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : April 2005



BS 4211:2005+A1:2008 Specification for permanently fixed ladders

BS 4211 is a British Standard which specifies requirements for ladders with single bar rungs intended to be fixed permanently to structures. It covers ladders fixed to, for example, chimneys, silos and bins.

Requirements for associated platforms and safety hoops are also given.

BS 4211 also covers permanently fixed companionway ladders.

Contents of BS 4211:

Normative references
Terms and definitions
Performance requirements
Safety gates
Companionway ladders
Verification of safety requirements


Standard NumberBS 4211:2005+A1:2008
TitleSpecification for permanently fixed ladders
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date26 April 2005
Confirm Date01 May 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 3382-3, BS EN 363:1993, BS EN 353-1:1993, BS EN 353-2:1993, BS EN ISO 12944-5:2018, BS EN ISO 12944-7:2017, BS EN ISO 12944-2:2017, BS EN ISO 12944-3:2017, BS EN ISO 12944-1:2017, BS EN ISO 12944-4, BS 449-2, BS 4592-0:2006, BS EN ISO 14122-4, BS 3382-2:1961, BS 3382-7, BS EN 12540, BS EN ISO 1461, BS EN ISO 14122-3, BS EN 12329, BS EN ISO 12944-8, BS 4921, BS 3382-4, BS EN 12330, BS EN ISO 14713, BS EN ISO 12944-6, BS EN ISO 14122-2, BS EN 131-2, BS EN 12373-1, BS 3382-1:1961
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 1129:1990, BS 3678:1986, BS 5395-3:1985, BS 8118-1:1991, BS 3572:1986, BS EN ISO 14122-1:2001, BS 2037:1994, EN 12951, BS 5950-1:2000
ReplacesBS 4211:1994, BS 5395-3:1985
Amended ByCorrigendum, April 2010; Corrigendum, February 2010
DescriptorsChimneys, Bins, Agricultural facilities, Ladders, Protective coatings, Occupational safety, Steels, Silos, Dimensions, Performance, Safety devices, Permanent, Industrial facilities, Access fittings, Platforms, Design, Joints, Fixing, Aluminium alloys
ISBN978 0 580 71242 5
File Size907 KB

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