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WAC 296-96-24437

Emergency exit ladders.

Emergency exit ladders shall:
(1) Be a fixed metal type;
(2) Be accessible from either the "up" or "down" path of the lift;
(3) Be installed when the vertical distance between the landings exceeds 20 ft.; and
(4) Be constructed to comply with current general safety standards except enclosed cages need not be built;
(5) Provide access to an emergency exit;
(6) Be located in a position so that in an emergency a person can safely transfer from the manlift to the ladder.
Note:
Transfer is considered safe when a person can maintain 3 points of contact while making the transfer.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24437, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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