SEALEY AFPL3 Aluminium Telescopic Ladder 4-Way EN131 Adjustable Height Instruction Manual
Thank you for purchasing a Sealey product. Manufactured to a high standard this product will, if used according to these instructions and properly maintained, give you years of trouble free performance.
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. NOTE THE SAFE OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, WARNINGS & CAUTIONS. USE THE PRODUCT CORRECTLY AND WITH CARE FOR THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH IT IS INTENDED. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY CAUSE DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY AND WILL INVALIDATE THE WARRANTY. PLEASE KEEP INSTRUCTIONS SAFE FOR FUTURE USE.
- DANGER! Take care when using and moving extended ladders in the vicinity of power cables – risk of potentially fatal electric shock.
- WARNING! Ensure Health and Safety, local authority, and general workshop practice regulations are adhered to when using this equipment.
- Familiarize yourself with the application and limitations of the ladder, as well as the potential hazards.
- Maintain the ladder in good condition, replace or repair damaged parts. Use genuine parts only. Unauthorized parts may be dangerous and will invalidate the warranty.
- Keep the work area clean, uncluttered and ensure there is adequate lighting.
- WARNING! Use ladder on level and solid ground and either have an assistant stand on the lowest rung or otherwise anchor the base of the ladder to prevent slipping. Ensure that the surface the ladder is standing on is able to support both the weight of the ladder and yourself.
- WARNING! DO NOT use the ladder on sloping ground. When viewed from the front, the top of the ladder section(s) must always be directly above the base.
- For stability, place the ladder so that it is at an angle of 65° to 75° to the ground, the foot of the ladder should be 1 meter from the wall for every 3 meters of elevation.
- Where possible, attach top of ladder to a fixture to prevent slipping.
- WARNING! Never over-reach when on the ladder – keep close to the center line of the ladder.. Keep children and unauthorized persons away from the working area and DO NOT allow children to climb the ladder.
- DO NOT use the ladder for any purpose other than that for which it is designed.
- DO NOT use the ladder if it is damaged or any parts are missing, as this may cause failure and/or personal injury.
- DO NOT exceed the rated capacities of the ladder.
- DO NOT climb higher than the second rung from the top of the ladder.
- DO NOT use the ladder when you are tired or under the influence of alcohol, drugs or intoxicating medication. Take care when making adjustments to the ladder, ensuring that hands are kept clear of the rungs and hinges when adjusting it.
- Wear slip resistant footwear, and ensure that the footwear’s’ soles and the rungs of the ladder are free of oil or similar substances. Hold on to the ladder at all times when climbing.
- When not in use, ensure ladder is folded back to its original settings and store in a safe, dry, childproof location.
EN 131 Approved four-way, four-section aluminum ladder with mechanically swaged joints. Can be used as a straight ladder, step ladder, offset ladder and extension ladder. Fitted with two robust auto latching locking hinges for multi positioning. Features extendable legs providing increased climbing height.
|Model No: AFPL3||Offset Ladder||Step Ladder||Extension Ladder|
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
WARNING! Ensure all hinges and locks are fully engaged into their locking positions before using the ladder.
Straight / Extension Ladder.
IMPORTANT! Always position the ladder at an angle of between 65° and 75° to the ground (see safety instructions above).
- Fold out the two sections of the ladder until the sprung hinge locks lock into their first position (step ladder), push in the two hinge locks (Fig.1) and carry on folding out the two sections of the ladder until it is aligned straight and ensure the hinge locks lock out into their second position.
- To extend the ladder, pull the spring loaded locking arms outward (Fig.2) and adjust the ladder length as required. Ensure the locking arms lock into position. Carefully manouvre the ladder into place, ensuring the correct angle and positioning for maximum stability.
- Fold out the two sections of the ladder until the sprung hinge locks lock into their first position (the two sections are approx. 45° apart).
- If required, extend one side of the ladder at a time by pulling the spring loaded locking arms outward (Fig.2) and adjust the ladder length as required. Ensure the locking arms lock into position and that both sides are extended equally.
- Set up the ladder as a step ladder first, but then extend one side of the ladder by one or two rungs more than the other side, depending on the height of the steps that the ladder will be placed on.
- The shorter side of the ladder MUST always be placed on the step, and the longer side placed on the ground.
NOTE: It is our policy to continually improve products and as such we reserve the right to alter data, specifications and component parts without prior notice.
IMPORTANT: No liability is accepted for incorrect use of this product.
WARRANTY: Guarantee is 12 months from purchase date, proof of which will be required for any claim.
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