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Aluminum telescoping ladders recalled by Werner due to fall hazard

Pic1_30Werner is recalling about 78,000 multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders.

The ladders can break while being used by consumers, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received one report of a ladder breaking while in use, resulting in one injury to the left side and elbow of the consumer.

This recall involves five models of aluminum telescoping ladders that can be used in five different positions: twin step ladder, stairway step ladder, extension ladder, wall ladder. and as two scaffold bases.

The date code is stamped on the inside of the outer leg of the ladder, beneath the bottom step. The model number is printed on a label located on the side of the ladder rail. The recalled ladders have a load capacity of 375 pounds.

Model number

Date codes

Ladder size

MT-IAA-13A

121744XX or 011844XX

13 feet

MT-IAA-17A

17 feet

MT-IAA-22A

22 feet

MT-IAA-26

26 feet

MT-IAA-26A

26 feet

The ladders were sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores nationwide from April 2018 through May 2018 for between $180 and $275.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ladders and return the ladder to the store of purchase to receive a refund, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

For more information, call Werner at 888-523-3370 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email customercare@wernerladder.com, or visit www.wernerco.com and click on “News & Recalls” located at the top of the page.

For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.

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