Ladder FAQs:

Q: Is ladder a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps?

A: Yes.

Q: Is ladder called stringers or rails or stiles?

A: Yes, Rigid ladders are usually portable, but some types are permanently fixed to a structure, building, or equipment.

Q: Is ladder featured in a Mesolithic rock painting that is at least 10,000 years old?

A: Yes, and depicted in the Spider Caves in Valencia, Spain.

Q: Is ladder placed at the wrong angle?

A: Yes, and the risk of a fall is greatly increased.

Q: Is ladder depicted as long and flexible?

A: Yes, and possibly made out of some kind of grass.

Q: Are ladders ancient tools and technology?

A: Yes.

Q: Are ladders portable ladders built to ESD standard?

A: Yes.

Q: Were ladders originally made of wood?

A: Yes, but in the 20th century aluminium became more common because of its lighter weight.

Q: Are ladders usually made from plastic steps with special grip and metal bars on the sides to support the steps and as handrails for the user?

A: Yes.

Q: Is ladder designed to hold?

A: Yes, and the certification class and its use.

Q: Are ladders used where storage space is extremely limited?

A: Yes, and weight must be kept to a minimum, or in instances where the object to be climbed is too curved to use a rigid ladder.

Q: Are ladders sometimes used in vertical caving?

A: Yes, and having developed from rope ladders with wooden rungs.

Q: Is ladder also used on the side of a boat?

A: Yes, and to climb into it from the water, and in a swimming pool.

Q: Is ladder 75?

A: Yes.

Q: Is ladder not required or when working in confined spaces?

A: Yes.

Q: Is ladder at risk of sliding?

A: Yes, and if it is too steep, the ladder may fall backwards.

Q: Are ladders ladders with controlled electrical resistance: the resistance slows the transfer of charge from one point to another?

A: Yes, and offering increased protection during ESD events: ≥105 and < 1012 Ω / square.