16 Different Types Of Stairs (Commercial, Industrial & Home Architecture)

January 18, 2021

Stairs are an essential feature of any structure with multiple floors. In fact, stairs and staircases have been around nearly as long as humans...

Space Saving Stair: Applications for the Alternating Tread Stair

January 14, 2021

Alternating tread stairs are the safest and most comfortable space saving stairs for industrial and commercial applications. To maximize floor..

Steel Stair Design Examples (Carbon & Stainless Steel Metal)

January 12, 2021

Steel stair designs provide a strong, durable, safe, and flexible solution for any stair project.  Metal stair designs in either carbon steel or..

Maximum Stair Riser Height & Minimum Stair Tread Depth Codes

January 8, 2021

Stair tread depth and riser height definitions Stair tread depth, stair riser height, minimum stair tread depth requirements and maximum stair..

Pros & Cons Of Concrete Filled Metal Pan Stair Treads

January 7, 2021

What are concrete filled metal pan stairs? Concrete filled metal pan stairs are a tread system commonly used in steel stairs for commercial and..

OSHA & IBC Unoccupied Roof Egress Requirements {Ladder & Stair}

January 6, 2021

Unoccupied roof egress requirements are different from occupied rooftops.  In certain circumstances both stairs and ladders can be used to access..

Ship Ladders & Stairs: Osha & IBC Design Code Specifications

January 4, 2021

Alternating tread stairs, ships ladders, and ship stairs are all steep angled stair devices used in space-restricted applications. How do these..

Outdoor metal stairs: Guide to materials and finishes

November 23, 2020

Outdoor metal stairs are widely used in a variety of settings due to their versatility, low maintenance and high durability. These types of stairs..

Ladder Safety: Calculate risk and expected cost of a fall

November 16, 2020

Falls from ladders account for about 20% of fall injuries in the workplace and are a leading cause of unintentional injury and fatalities. OSHA..

Is your caged ladder OSHA compliant?

November 9, 2020

Caged ladders have been a common part of America’s industrial workspaces for decades. Often used for roof and equipment access, caged ladders are..

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