An article about the inspection and maintenance of ground ladders.
12-page PDF document about the ladder maintenance, safety, usage and hazards. It also includes an inspection checklist and prevention tips.
An article that provides instructions in inspecting ladders. Fire service ladders are life-saving pieces of equipment which often go overlooked. The National Fire Protection Association recommends that all fire service ladders be tested annually to ensure they are in proper working condition. Testing a fire service ladder is relatively easy and only requires a bit of know-how and time.
An article that provides slides demonstrating how to to inspect and test ladders.
An article about the guidelines of ladder inspection. Any ground ladder which is used in the fire service and sold to the fire department as a Fire Department rated ladder, is subject to a series of tests per NFPA 1932-2010 guidelines.