BS EN 14975:2006+A1:2010 - Loft ladders. Requirements, marking and testing – BSI British Standards

BS EN 14975:2006+A1:2010

Loft ladders. Requirements, marking and testing

Status : Current   Published : February 2007



BS EN 14975:2006+A1:2010 Loft ladders. Requirements, marking and testing

This European Standard specifies terms and definitions, product requirements and test methods for the construction and performance of loft ladders.

Contents of BS EN 14975:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Maximum load
5 Test methods
5.1 General
5.1.1 Tolerances
5.1.2 Test sequence
5.1.3 Test temperature
5.2 Static load test
5.3 Fatigue test
5.4 Torsion test of rungs or treads
5.5 Handrail test
5.6 Ladder stops test
5.7 Rungs or treads bending test
6 Ladder construction and design
6.1 General
6.2 Climbing angle
6.3 Bearing surface
6.4 Handrails
6.5 Anti-slip surface
6.6 Tread or rung pitch
6.7 Free width between stiles
6.8 Depth of bearing surface
6.9 Distance between the floor and the top of the first rung or tread
6.10 Distance between the last rung or tread and the loft floor
6.11 Distance between a rung or tread and the trapdoor
6.12 Operability
6.12.1 Upward pressure
6.12.2 Descent control
6.13 Sharp edges
6.14 Surface finish
6.15 Feet
6.16 Unintentional opening
6.17 Insulating and/or sealing values
7 Marking
8 User instructions


Standard NumberBS EN 14975:2006+A1:2010
TitleLoft ladders. Requirements, marking and testing
Publication Date28 February 2007
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS 7553:1992
International RelationshipsEN 14975:2006
Amended ByAmendment, August 2010. Amends and replaces BS EN 14975:2006.
Draft Superseded By04/30115677 DC09/30210280 DC
DescriptorsLadders, Roof spaces, Dimensions, Design, Performance, Marking, Loading, Treads (stairs), Hand-rails, Performance testing, Static loading, Cyclic loading, Fatigue testing, Torsion testing, Deflection tests, Angles (geometry)
Title in FrenchEscaliers du grenier. Exigences, marquage et essais
Title in GermanBodentreppen. Anforderungen, Kennzeichnung und Prüfung
ISBN978 0 580 69232 1
File Size986.6 KB

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