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Bilco LadderUP® Safety Post #LU-1



LadderUP® Safety Posts provide easier, safer ladder access through roof hatches, floor access doors, and manholes. This telescoping post permanently mounts to the top two rungs of any fixed ladder, providing a positive hand-hold and enabling the user to enter or exit an opening in an upright and balanced position.

LadderUP Safety Post Models

LU-1, LU-2, LU-3, LU-4

Standard Features and Benefits

  • Adjustable mounting hardware accommodates virtually any ladder rung size or spacing.
  • Telescoping design is spring balanced for ease of operation.
  • Automatically locks in the fully raised position to provide the user with a firm and steady hand-hold for safer egress
  • Handy release lever allows the LadderUP safety post to be easily lowered to its retracted position.
  • Available in four levels of corrosion resistance to provide many years of trouble free, dependable service.



Install on fixed ladder(s) below hatch cover(s), LadderUP® safety post Model __ as manufactured by The BILCO Company. Device shall be (refer to chart for material/finish* of model specified). It shall be designed with a telescoping tubular section that locks automatically when fully extended. Upward and downward movement shall be controlled by a stainless steel spring balancing mechanism. Unit shall be completely assembled with fasteners for securing to the ladder rungs in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.


  • If installation is to be in corrosive atmosphere, specify Model LU-2, LU-3 or LU-4 as conditions warrant.
  • Also used on fixed ladders under floor access doors and manhole covers.

Standard Sizes and Weights

Model # Material Finish
LU-1 Steel Yellow Powder Coat Paint
LU-2 Steel Hot dip galvanized
LU-3 Stainless Steel Type 304 with sand blast finish
LU-4 Aluminum Mill finish


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