Posted October 13, 2021

Safer roof ladder

The Werner WalkThru extension ladder accessory allows the user to step directly from the ladder onto a roof, without stepping out to the side, bracing the transition from the roof to ladder and vice versa.

 “Those who work on rooftops know the transition from the ladder to the raised surface can be a daunting task,” says Melissa Moss, product manager – fall protection. “This fall protection accessory improves access to the rooftop and provides an ergonomic transition area from a Werner ladder to the roof.

Werner Walk Thru ladder extension

It works seamlessly Type II, I, IA and IAA extension ladders, she adds.

A dual-clamping system with 4 points of contact to the ladder locks onto the side rails with no tools required. On an extension ladder, it serves as a 3-foot extension above the top support for access to an elevated surface. Its all-aluminum construction is 25 percent lighter than similar competitors’ models.

A spring-loaded gate accessory will add more security to the top transition on Werner ladders will be released soon. The gate accessory provides a useful and clear access point to a raised work area.