How high can you reach with a 10 foot step ladder?

6-foot ladder = 10-foot reach. 8-foot ladder = 12-foot reach. 10-foot ladder = 14-foot reach.

What is the maximum height allowed for a step ladder?

The highest standing level on a step ladder is slightly more than 2 ft. from the top of the ladder. The highest standing level is required to be marked on the specifications label on the side rail of the product.

What is the tallest step ladder sold?

Also on can be used on stairs to get to those hard to reach places

SkyScraper Model 15 SkyScraper Model 21
Model Number 10109 10121
Weight 66 lbs. 103 lbs.
A-Frame Min. Height 8 ft. 11 ft.
A-Frame Max. Height 15 ft. 21 ft.

What size ladder should you use to work on something 10 feet above the ground?

Size

Max. Height You Want to Reach Buy This Size Ladder (assumes vertical 12-inch reach)
9 feet 5-foot
10 feet 6-foot
11 feet 7-foot
12 feet 8-foot

What size ladder do I need to reach a 10 foot ceiling?

Folding ladder (6- and 8-foot): A 6-foot ladder is high enough for tackling most home-maintenance and repair projects, such as changing ceiling light bulbs and painting ceilings and walls. However, if your ceilings are 10 feet tall or higher, get an 8-foot ladder instead.

At what height do you need fall protection on a ladder?

The OSHA standard for construction (29 CFR 1926.501) requires workers to use fall protection with an unprotected edge that is 6 feet above a lower level. The standard for general industry, walking-working surfaces (1910 Subpart D) requires fall protection at 4 feet.

What is the tallest ladder made?

The longest ladder is made of wood and measures 41.16 m (135 ft) long. It was made by the Handwerks Museum, St. Leonhard, Austria and completed in April 2005. The ladder has 120 rungs.

Do you have to be tied off when working from a ladder?

The quick answer is no, but let me explain why. The OSHA standard for construction (29 CFR 1926.501) requires workers to use fall protection with an unprotected edge that is 6 feet above a lower level. The standard for general industry, walking-working surfaces (1910 Subpart D) requires fall protection at 4 feet.

How tall of a ladder do you need for a 12 foot ceiling?

8ft ladder
If you have 12 foot ceiling and you will be using this ladder in the house only, you would need an 8ft ladder. There is a common chart as shown below which will guide you on what size to buy.