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1

Bedded Position

Extension ladder with the fly section(s) fully retracted.

2

Combination Ladder

Ladder that can be used as a single, extension, or A-frame ladder.

3

Extension Ladder

Variable-length ladder of two or more sections that can be extended to a desired height.

4

Folding Ladder

Single-section, collapsible ladder that is easy to maneuver in restricted places such as access openings for attics and lofts.

5

Heat Sensor Label

Label affixed to the ladder beam near the tip to provide a warning that a ladder has been subjected to excessive heat.

6

Roof Ladder

Straight ladder with folding hooks at the top end; the hooks anchor the ladder over the roof edge.

7

Rope Hose Tool

Piece of rope spliced to form a loop through the eye of a metal hook; used to secure hose to ladders or other objects.

8

Single Ladder

One-section nonadjustable ladder. Also known as Wall or Straight Ladder.