Alternating Tread Stair Looks Painful If You Slip

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Not only can you possibly slip off the side and cut a gash in your face on these crazy tread stairs, you could slip and fall crotch first onto the middle bar.

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Very useful for keeping fatties off the 2nd floor, as well as making sure your children NEVER RUN UP THE STAIRS. That is, if you're still viable to have children after all those accidents. [Costel21d via Treehugger]

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electricarchie

Alternating tread ladders are nothing new. They've been around for decades, mostly in commercial or warehouse environments. They're safer than traditional ladders and take up less room than stairs.