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(Effective until October 1, 2020)

PDFWAC 296-876-60045

Step-across distance.

(1) You must make sure a through ladder at the point of access or egress has a step-across distance, measured from the centerline of the steps or rungs to the nearest edge of the landing area, that is:
(a) Not less than seven inches; or
(b) Greater than twelve inches.
(2) You must make sure a side-step ladder at the point of access or egress has a step-across distance, measured from the side rail of the ladder to the nearest edge of the landing area, that is:
(a) Not less than seven inches; or
(b) Greater than twelve inches.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-876-60045, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-16-020, § 296-876-60045, filed 7/24/06, effective 12/1/06.]
(Effective October 1, 2020)

PDFWAC 296-876-60045

Step-across distance.

(1) You must make sure a through ladder at the point of access or egress has a step-across distance, measured from the centerline of the steps or rungs to the nearest edge of the landing area, that is:
(a) Not less than seven inches; or
(b) Greater than twelve inches.
(2) You must make sure a side-step ladder at the point of access or egress has a step-across distance, measured from the centerline of the ladder to the nearest edge of the access point(s) of the landing area or platform, that is:
(a) Not less than fifteen inches; or
(b) Greater than twenty inches.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 20-09-146, § 296-876-60045, filed 4/21/20, effective 10/1/20; WSR 14-09-095, § 296-876-60045, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-16-020, § 296-876-60045, filed 7/24/06, effective 12/1/06.]
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