Ladder Inspection Checklist




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Date

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    Inspector's Initials

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Ladder ID

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Location

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Supervisor

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LADDER DESCRIPTION (circle appropriate material and style)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Material:

 
   
 
Wood

 
   
 
Aluminum

 
   
 
Fiberglass

 
   
 
Metal

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Style:

 
   
 
Single

 
   
 
Extension

 
   
 
Step

 
   
 
Fixed

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Side Rails

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Rungs/steps

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Side Guides

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Rung Locks

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Safety Feet

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Spreader Braces

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Truss rods and blocks

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Rope/pulley

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Need Repair

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Rivets

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Missing

 
   
 
Not Applicable

 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Overall condition

 
   
 
Good

 
   
 
Fair (Normal wear)

 
   
 
Do Not Use.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Comments:

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*All portable ladders must be formally inspected and that inspection documented (maintain for one year). Ladders in need of repair or disposal must either be marked "Dangerous — Do Not Use" or otherwise decommissioned to prevent use.