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702.3 Type C Staircase Ladders (Ground to Deck)
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Ladder treads shall have a horizontal uniform depth of not less than 4 inches (102 mm).
Risers, other than the bottom riser, shall be of uniform height that is not less than 7 inches (178 mm) and not greater than 12 inches (305 mm). The bottom riser height shall be not less than 7 inches (178 mm) and not greater than 12 inches (305 mm). The vertical distance from the platform or top of the pool structure to the uppermost tread shall be the same as the uniform riser heights.
Steps shall have a minimum unobstructed width of 19 inches (483 mm) between the side rails.