The ladder gate allows easy access by authorized personnel while effectively preventing unauthorized use. No special equipment is needed. An authorized person simply unlocks your padlock on the ladder gate, swings the shielding gate aside and has unhampered access to the ladder. Everything needed is provided with ladder gate except a padlock. The shielding door of ladder gate is heavy-gauge, rust proof aluminum. All braces and hardware are fabricated from galvanized heavy-gauge steel. Although installation is simple, ladder gate, once in place, can be a permanent device, with little or no maintenance required. No welding, cutting or alterations are needed for installation. Just bolt hardware in place, position the ladder gate and fasten to support braces. Authorized personnel can use the ladder gate with ease, simply unlock and remove the padlock and open the ladder gate as you would a door.