As of 1 January 2018, the transitional period for the new EU ladder norm DIN EN131 ends.
So far, both, the old and the new version have been valid. From the new year on only
the new version remains valid. One of the most important changesconcerns lean-to ladders higher than three meters.
They must in the future be equipped, for example, with a stabilising crossbar.
With the beginning of the year 2018 manufacturers may only
deliver ladders that comply with the new standard.
What happens to existing ladders? ...