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REGULATION (EU) 2016/425
EN363 : 2008 Personal fall protection equipment – Personal fall protection systems
EN364 : 1992 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height : Test method
EN365 : 2004 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – General requirements for the instructions for use, maintenance, periodic examination, repair, marking and packaging.
Instructions for periodic inspections shall include inter alia:
– A recommendation for the frequency of periodic inspections, taking into account factors such as regulation, the type of equipment, frequency of use, and environmental conditions. This recommendation shall include a clause stating that the periodic inspection should be conducted at least once every twelve months;
– A warning to emphasise that periodic inspections should be only carried out by a competent person in strict compliance with the manufacturer periodic inspection procedures.
VISUAL INSPECTION FOR:
Harnesses, belts, lanyards, ropes, energy absorbers, self rectractable devices that cannot be dismantled (e.g. AN102), connectors, our kit components (except ELARA270), temporary anchors (tripod, LV201…)
MECHANICAL INSPECTION FOR:
Self retractable devices that can be dismantled, rescue equipment (e.g. TC2013).
EN353-2 : 2002 Personal protection equipment against falls from a height – Part 2 : Guided type fall arresters on a flexible anchor line.
An energy reducer (absorber) can be built-in in the equipment.
EN12841 : 2006 Personal fall protection equipment – Rope access systems – Rope adjustment devices
|TYPE||A||Type A Rope adjusting device – Adjusting device for safety bracket|
|TYPE||B||Type B Rope adjusting device – climbing device for work support|
Type A: Rope adjuster device for safety support that accompanies the user during his changes in position and/or to adjust the safety support length and which automatically locks on the safety support under a static or dynamic load action.
Type B: Ascent device for work support, manually operated rope adjustement device which, when attached to a safety support, locks under the action of a load in one direction and slides freely in the opposite direction. A type B device must be used in conjunction with a type A device connected to a separate safety support.
Type C: Descending device for work support, manually operated rope adjustment device with friction which allows the user to perform a controlled downward movement and to stop, by releasing, anywhere on the safety support. A type C device must be used in conjunction with a type A device connected to a separate safety support.