Are the anti-slip feet on metal and fibreglass ladders / Stepladders in place, undamaged and not unduly worn ?
Are the feet free from items such as stones, grease, dirt preventing the equipment from making direct contact with the ground?
Are the rungs, stiles or platform free from mud, grease, oil, paint, cracks or warped ?
Are the screw fittings, hinges or rivets worn or corroded ?
Are the stiles (uprights) in good condition. Not painted, split, cracked, bent, notches missing screws loose
If the ladder or step ladder has extension blocks, are these in good working order fitted and positioned correctly?
Is the equipment free from corrosion, sharp edges or dents ?
When set up is the equipment in correct alignment ?
Does the equipment have the correct CE marking and manufacture visible ?
Is the equipment tagged identifying last / next Inspection?
Is the locking mechanism on the Step Ladder locking correctly ?
Is the equipment fit for purpose and safe to use ?