ISO5489:2008(E), IMO Res MSC.81(70)
Reference standards: Reg. III/11, Reg.Ⅲ/34 of SOLAS 74 Convention as amended, Res.MSC.36(63)-(1994 HSC Code), Res MSC.48(66)-(LSA Code), Res.MSC.97(73)-(2000 HSC Code), MSC.1/Circ.1285.
Overall Performance & Requirement
The steps and attachments shall not be cracked, broken, or loosened. The ladder shall not sustain damage.
Ladder and step attachment strength:
Apply a static load of 8.8kN widely distributed over the bottom step for a period of at least 1 min, so that the load is applied evenly between the side ropes through the step attachment fittings.Steps shall not break or crack. Attachments between any step and a side rope shall not loosen or break. Side ropes shall not sustain any observable damage, elongation, or deformation that remains after the test load is removed.
Approve: CCS MED EC SOLAS