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LadderUP® Safety Post

LadderUP® Safety Posts provide easier, safer ladder access through roof hatches; floor, vault and sidewalk doors; and manholes. This telescoping post permanently mounts to the top two rungs of any fixed ladder, providing a positive hand-hold and enabling the user to enter or exit an opening in an upright and balanced position.


Ladder Safety Post Models: LU-1, LU-2, LU-3, LU-4

Standard Features and Benefits  
  • Adjustable mounting hardware accommodates virtually any ladder rung size or spacing.
  • Telescoping design is spring balanced for ease of operation.
  • Automatically locks in the fully raised position to provide the user with a firm and steady hand-hold for safer egress
  • Handy release lever allows the post to be easily lowered to its retracted position.
  • Available in four levels of corrosion resistance to provide many years of trouble free, dependable service.

Install on fixed ladder(s) below hatch cover(s), LadderUP® safety post Model __ as manufactured by The Bilco Company. Device shall be (refer to chart for material/finish* of model specified). It shall be designed with a telescoping tubular section that locks automatically when fully extended. Upward and downward movement shall be controlled by a stainless steel spring balancing mechanism. Unit shall be completely assembled with fasteners for securing to the ladder rungs in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  * If installation is to be in corrosive atmosphere, specify Model LU-2, LU-3 or LU-4 as conditions warrant.

Also used on fixed ladders under floor access doors and manhole covers
Standard Sizes and Weights
Model Material/Finish Weight
lbs. kg.
LU-1 Steel, yellow powder coat 24 11
LU-2 Steel, hot dip galvanized 24 11
LU-3 Type 304 stainless steel 24 11
LU-4 Aluminum, mill finish 14 7

U.S. Patent  4,546,855