EN 12951:2004

Prefabricated accessories for roofing - Permanently fixed roof ladders - Product specification and test methods EN 12951:2004

Publication date:   Nov 25, 2005

General information

90.60 Close of review   Dec 2, 2018


CEN/TC 128 Roof covering products for discontinuous laying and products for wall cladding

European Norm

91.060.20   Roofs | 97.145   Ladders



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This document applies to permanently fixed ladders made of metal which are permanently installed on the load-bearing construction of pitched roofs and which may be stepped or walked on for purposes of inspection, maintenance and repair of equipment installed above the roof surface.
This document specifies essential dimensions, materials to be used, requirements with respect to the load-bearing capacity, and the extent of testing.
This document does not cover walkways, single treads, single steps or roof ladders that are not permanently fixed nor does it cover fire escape ladders.

Related legislation

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Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec


Life cycle


EN 12951:2004
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2018