Service testing of fire department ground ladders
UL examines in-service fire department ground ladders to determine compliance with the current edition of NFPA 1932 The Standard on Use, Maintenance, and Service Testing of In-Service Fire Department Ground Ladders. The examination includes:
- Visual examination of the structural welds and components of the ground ladder
- Service strength testing of the ground ladder
- Roof hook test
- Ladder hardware test
A very comprehensive report detailing the results of all items inspected and tested is provided to the customer. This service is offered annually to determine if the fire department ground ladders comply with the current in service ground ladder testing requirements outlined in NFPA 1932 (current edition). UL is an independent third-party testing organization, and is accredited by International Accreditation Services for inspection and testing systems on fire apparatus in accordance with ISO/IEC 17020, General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection.