Unsafe Goods (Multipurpose Ladders) Indefinite Prohibition Notice 2014

Unsafe Goods (Multipurpose Ladders) Indefinite Prohibition Notice 2014 https://gazette.govt.nz/notice/id/2014-go2887

This notice applies to new multipurpose ladders supplied, or offered for supply, or advertised for supply, in trade.
“Multipurpose ladder” means any portable ladder having one or more pairs of articulation joints which allow the ladder to be rearranged to function as:

  • a single ladder, with or without a stand-off
  • a single or double sided step ladder
  • scaffold or work platform.

“Articulation joint” means a hinge which is capable of being locked in one or more positions.

All multipurpose ladders must fully comply with all applicable clauses of AS/NZS 1892.1:1996 Portable ladders.

To view the full notice please go to www.consumeraffairs.govt.nz

We also have a copy of this notice available to view at our office or showroom.