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OSHA compliant portable stairs at office trailer and semi trailer

OSHA-Compliant Portable Stairs

Searching for a fast, code-compliant stair solution for your work site? Banks Industrial Group (BIG) carries a variety of portable stairs that can quickly enhance your workspace safety and facilitate better accessibility for your teams.

Our prefabricated portable stairs fully satisfy OSHA and IBC standards and regulations. Built for simple and quick construction, our stairs are easy to install and come in a variety of models, as shown below. Our representatives can help you determine which configuration will best meet your work requirements.

Product Description:

  • Fast, bolt together assembly and modular design allow easy reconfiguration
  • Heavy-duty aluminum or powder coated and galvanized steel models are available
  • Non-slip decking and steps keep employees and pedestrians safe from slips and fall
  • Height adjustable models for easy leveling on uneven surfaces
  • Suitable for interior or exterior use
  • Use for modular office trailers, job site work trailers, temporary classrooms, temporary housing, semi-trailers, construction, and industrial sites
  • Install yourself, or have us do the installation


  • Built to OSHA standards part 1910 – including its 21 different subparts
  • Complies with IBC riser height, tread depth, baluster, stair width, and ramp clearance requirements
  • Riser and tread uniformity satisfies both OSHA and IBC standards
  • Stair slope varies from 50 to 70 degrees to meet OSHA and IBC requirements

Need Portable Stairs?

Portable Stairs for Mobile Office Trailers

Need better access to a mobile office, construction trailer, or work platform? BIG carries Omni Step portable stairs from Upside Innovations to make trailer access easy. 

Lightweight and highly adaptable to different work site terrain, our mobile office trailer stair solutions are compatible with diverse work locations—such as office trailers that are regularly moved. Omni Step portable stairs combine an independently adjustable leg height with a pivoting riser, allowing users to reach the trailer threshold and level the platform on uneven ground contours. The stairs’ prefabricated components also bolt together for fast assembly, allowing for quick installation and adjustments whenever moving a trailer. 


  • Parallel or perpendicular stair configurations available
  • Four sizes: 21-26" | 28-35" | 35-44" | 42-52"
  • Fully adjustable between two specified heights to match threshold
  • Accommodates uneven ground with independently adjustable legs and pivoting stairs
  • Knurled, non-slip extruded decking for excellent traction
  • Fast assembly in 10 minutes
aluminum office trailer steps at job site
Portable Loading Dock Steps
Banks Industrial Group supplies OSHA- and IBC-compliant loading dock stairs to provide safe access in warehouse loading areas. 

Our stairs are built to last with heavy-duty aluminum construction that will not rust, warp, or rot. Ideal for warehouses and distribution centers, all of our stairs are made with pre-fabricated components that bolt together for fast installation. Stairs also have 9" of vertical adjustment to aid dock/platform leveling and adapt to uneven surfaces. Stair models are available with guardrails and handrails with 12" loop and return systems.
portable aluminum loading dock steps provide access at a distribution center
  • OSHA and IBC compliant models available
  • Heavy-duty construction gives long service life
  • Aluminum will never rust, warp, or rot
  • Non-slip open diamond serrated tread
  • Fast installation takes about an hour, no welding required
  • 9" of vertical adjustability to level platform with loading dock
  • Certified installation service available
Portable OSHA-Model Aluminum Steps for Trailers

Portable, lightweight, and optimized for 48" trailers, Upside Innovation stairs from BIG provide safe, non-slip access for workers entering semi-trailer containers.

Our portable stairs have minimal maintenance needs and are made with all aluminum parts. Aluminum is stronger than plastic, lighter than steel, and never rusts. As such, our portable stairs offer longer life cycles than other stair models and are easier to move around the job site. Available in single top step, double top step, and 48" x 57" platform configurations, BIG’s  portable aluminum semi-trailer steps come in different sizes to meet your specific needs.


  • Non-slip diamond serrated tread keeps workers safe from slips and falls
  • 4' wide to allow two-way traffic
  • 40" height so the last 8" step up to the trailer
  • Optional 48" height platform model is flush with back of trailer
  • Relocatable – weighs 72-86 lbs. so it can be lifted into the trailer
  • Optional casters are available
semi trailer stairs provide safe access
portable stairs construction trailer stairs
ErectaStep Portable Stairs


Compliant with OSHA and IBC standards, ErectaStep portable stairs enable easy access to job trailers, modular office buildings, temporary housing, loading docks, and industrial sites. 

ErectaStep portable stairs are constructed with pre-fabricated, modular components that bolt together for fast assembly—no welding required. The steps can be configured for front, side, or both-side access. Built with field-adjustable telescopic legs, ErectaStep stairs can conform to uneven ground and level with access point height. Slip-resistant platforms keep your employees and pedestrians safe from falls. 

OSHA- and IBC-compliant models are available in seven sizes between 28" to 63" heights. Models are all in stock and ready to ship. For more information, see our ErectaStep Portable Stair FAQs.

  • OSHA- and IBC-compliant models
  • Powder coated and galvanized steel construction
  • 7 sizes available from 28" to 63"
  • Adjustable leg height to accommodate uneven terrain
Searching for Code-Compliant Portable Stairs? Banks Industrial Group Has a Solution for You

Banks Industrial Group is your source for portable stairs. Whether you need to improve access to a semi-trailer, loading dock, portable office, or similar work location, BIG has a solution to match the application.

Banks Industrial Group  specializes in above-ground storage tank insulation, protective coatings, concrete, and related maintenance and repair services. Our innovative, and cost-saving solutions help keep your facility running efficiently. For more information about our portable stair solutions, contact our team by calling 856-687-2227.

Are you wondering how to distinguish between OSHA and IBC stair requirements?

We have created an illustrated blog post that explains the differences and requirements of each type. Read here to gain a better understanding of this puzzling topic.