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ladders and stepladders [1]click to hear

Movable devices of wood or metal, composed of rungs or steps and used to reach relatively high areas.
ladders and stepladders [1] rope ladder hook ladder foldaway ladder straight ladder extension ladder antislip shoe hoisting rope locking device pulley side rail rung

rope ladder click to hear

Suspension ladder whose side rails and rungs are made of cord.

hook ladder click to hear

Straight ladder with one end having fixed or detachable hooks to keep the ladder in place on a structure.

foldaway ladder click to hear

Articulating ladder that can be folded up into a trap door.

straight ladder click to hear

Ladder that leans against a wall, comprised of two parallel side rails joined by rungs.

extension ladder click to hear

Straight ladder of adjustable height, made up of two superimposed planes that slide one on the other.

antislip shoe click to hear

Part attached to the bottom end of the side rail to prevent slipping.

hoisting rope click to hear

Rope that is pulled to raise and lower the upper part of the ladder.

locking device click to hear

Hook immobilizing the upper part of the ladder at the desired height by hooking onto a rung; it can also be released to lower the upper part.

pulley click to hear

Small wheel for maneuvering the hoisting cord.

side rail click to hear

Part supporting rungs or steps.

rung click to hear

Bar on a ladder that constitutes a step.