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HOW TO REMOVE A SIDE MOUNTED LADDER-TWO PERSON

  1. Face apparatus 
    • For access to ladders 
    • With one person at each ladder lock 
  2. Grasp ladder lock handle 
    • With working hand 
    • Firmly 
    • Maintaining grip 
  3. Grasp ladder rungs 
    • With non-working hand 
    • Firmly 
  4. Release lock handles 
    • If applicable 
    • In accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and directions 
  5. Grasp ladder rungs 
    • With both hands 
    • One hand on each rung 
    • Maintaining grip 
  6. Step towards ladder 
    • With right foot 
  7. Base person gives pre-command and command 
    • Prepare to remove ladder 
    • Remove ladder 
  8. Lift ladder 
    • Upward 
      • In unison 
      • Toward chest 
      • Clearing mounting devices 
      • Using legs 
      • Back straight 
  9. Step backwards 
    • Carefully 
    • Slowly 
    • Watching for obstructions 
  10. Lift ladder 
    • Towards chest as necessary 
    • Using legs 
    • Back straight 
  11. Rotate to low shoulder carry 
    • Rotate toward butt 
    • Inside arm grasping outside beam 
    • Forearm stabilizing at rung 
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