Standard for Manufacturer's Design of Fire Department Ground Ladders
What is NFPA 1931?
This standard provides manufacturers of fire department ground ladders with a set of performance requirements against which ladders are to be certified to ensure that the ground ladders are reliable and safe to use.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 1931 address?
Provisions apply to the manufacture of all new ground ladders and multi-purpose ladders intended for use by fire department personnel for rescue, fire fighting operations, and training. In addition to overall design and verification requirements for all ground ladders, criteria cover specific issues applicable only to single, roof ladders, extension, combination, folding, and pompier ladders.