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PS Doors - LSG Ladder Safety Gates - OSHA Safety Gate

LSG Ladder Safety Gates are self-closing swing-gates that are OSHA and ANSI compliant and adjust to fit your opening size. They are a great way to protect ladder ways, mezzanines, elevated platforms, or anywhere there is an opening in your guardrails. Many of our customers are replacing their old chains that were used to 'protect' openings, with these gates, that meet the loading requirements for passive fall protection.

Available finishes include:

  • Powdercoated Yellow (PCY)
  • Hot Dipped Galvanized (GAL)
  • Stainless Steel (SS)
  • Stainless Steel Seal-Welded (SS-SW)
  • Aluminum (ALU)

Assembly is very quick and easy, only tool required is a ½" wrench. Gates come fully assembled including standard mounting hardware for up to 2" OD pipe and square tubing 1.5"x1.5" OD. Gate can be bolted directly to angle iron, flat bar, or non-standard railing (fasteners not included).

Technical Specifications

Material (PC and Galv gates):

  • Gate: 1.25", 11 gauge square tubing. Minimum dimension from top of gate arm to bottom of gate arm to be 22.25".
  • Hinge Plate: 10 gauge, full height of gate. Hinge plate allows for gate adjustment from nominal size of -1.25" to +2.25".
  • Gate Operation: 180 degrees of travel. Swing direction is reversible by inverting or rotating gate.
  • Packaging: Includes gate, standard mounting hardware, and installation / O&M Manual.
Gate Sizing Chart Fits Opening Dimension
Model # Min Max
WS-LSG-15 13-3/4″ 17-1/2″
WS-LSG-18 16-3/4″ 20-1/2″
WS-LSG-21 19-3/4″ 23-1/2″
WS-LSG-24 22-3/4″ 26-1/2″
WS-LSG-27 25-3/4″ 29-1/2″
WS-LSG-30 28-3/4″ 32-1/2″
WS-LSG-33 31-3/4″ 35-1/2″
WS-LSG-36 34-3/4″ 38-1/2″
WS-LSG-40 38-3/4″ 42-1/2″
WS-LSG-44 42-3/4″ 46-1/2″
WS-LSG-48 46-3/4″ 50-1/2″

Paired Ladder Safety Gates

The paired ladder safety gate is the LSG Ladder Safety Gates - PS Doors - OSHA Safety Gate sold in a pair. They are self-stopping. They can protect mezzanines, elevated platforms, ladder access, or anywhere where a fall may be possible. An ideal solution for areas where spaces are tight and a single gate would not be a practical fit.

Standard Features:

  • Mild carbon steel construction, available in powder-coated yellow, hot dipped galvanized, 304 stainless steel, 316L stainless steel food processing, or aluminum.
  • Mounts to various different configurations including pipe, angle, channel, flatbar, or existing wall.
  • Dual stainless steel springs on each gate.
  • Ships assembly with hardware to mount to 2" OD pipe or 1.5"x1.5" square tubing.
  • Meets OSHA and ANSI standards.
  • LH or RH swing.
  • Made in the USA.

Protects openings for areas including:

  • Staircase openings
  • Ladder access openings
  • Scaffold systems
  • Mezzanine edges
  • Elevated work platforms

Gate Sizing Chart Fits Opening Dimension
Model # Min Max
WS-LSGDBL-9 16″ 22-1/2″
WS-LSGDBL-12 22″ 28-1/2″
WS-LSGDBL-15 28″ 34-1/2″
WS-LSGDBL-18 34″ 40-1/2″
WS-LSGDBL-21 40″ 46-1/2″
WS-LSGDBL-24 46″ 52-1/2″

Very easy installation, only requires ½" wrench and approx. 10 minutes to install.

What is the OSHA requirement?

OSHA Reference 29 CFR 1910.23 guarding of floor openings and holes. "(a)(2) Every ladderway floor opening or platform shall be guarded by a standard railing with standard toe-board on all exposed sides (except at entrance to opening), with passage through the railing either provided with a swing gate or so off-set that a person cannot walk directly into the opening."

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the OSHA requirement?

A. OSHA Reference 29 CFR 1910.23 guarding of floor openings and holes. "(a)(2) Every ladderway floor opening or platform shall be guarded by a standard railing with standard toe-board on all exposed sides (except at entrance to opening), with passage
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