# What is reach height on a ladder?

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Typically, this means a 5-1/2-foot person with a vertical 1-foot

**reach**can safely access a point 4 feet beyond the length of the**ladder**. An extension**ladder**needs to be several feet taller than the**height**you need to**reach**. The highest, safe standing level is four rungs from the top of the**ladder**.

Considering this, how high can you reach with a 6 foot ladder?

Size

Max. Height You Want to Reach | Buy This Size Ladder (assumes vertical 12-inch reach) |
---|---|

8 feet | 4-foot |

9 feet | 5-foot |

10 feet | 6-foot |

11 feet | 7-foot |

**ladder**. However, where a

**ladder**rises 9 metres or more above its base, landing areas or rest platforms should be provided at suitable intervals.

Just so, how tall is a 16 foot step ladder?

Specifications

Feature | Size / Details |
---|---|

Reach Height | 20ft |

Top Dimension | 8.25in x 14.5in |

Approx. Overall Ladder Length (Open) | 192in |

Approx. Overall Ladder Length (Closed) | 16ft |

= 27 feet. That means, if the **height** of your **2 story house** is 20 feet (6 meter), the recommended **ladder height** for a straight **ladder** is 24 feet and extension **ladder** is 27 feet.