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August 8, 2017

Stairways and Platforms: Platforms, Working Platforms, and Walkways – Terms and Definitions

Stairway platform or landing: A level area at the start or end of a flight of stairs. Often also part of the floor.

Intermediate platform or landing: A level area between two flights of stairs.

Working platform: Used specifically for phases of work related to a machine.

Flooring: All elements that would normally come into contact with the footwear of users.

Walkway: Level surface used for moving from one point to another.