The FTP6208 Tripod 8 ft Step Ladder features a duty rating of 300 pounds. The single rear rail allows the tripod ladder to go where other ladders can't making working in tight spaces easy. The convenient spreader handle design improves setup and makes these ladders easy to transport. The front section is fully braced and the molded external rail shields help protect against abrasion and rail damage. The slip-resistant, TRACTION-TRED® steps are double riveted. Back-up plates reinforce all top connectors. Fiberglass rails are non-conductive for working near electricity.