Updated Stairways and Ladders Standard

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Updated Stairways and Ladders Standard

01/07/2018

Updated Stairways and Ladders Standard

Australian Standard AS 1657 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation has been updated. The standard sets out the design requirements for fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders that are intended to provide safe access to places used by operating, inspection, maintenance and servicing personnel. 

The 2018 standard includes minor changes, mainly clarification of terms, to make the guidance easier to understand.

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