25.1. Conditions of use: The use of a portable ladder or a stepladder is permitted for work of short duration.
The type of portable ladder or a stepladder used shall be:
(1) chosen on the basis of the work to be performed or the work environment;
(2) inspected before its use to ensure that it is in good condition;
(3) placed near the work to be performed to avoid any unsteadiness;
(4) moved when it is closed or folded while avoiding any obstacle such as electrical wires.