OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 9 Fall Protection

Section 146 Descent control device

An employer must ensure that an automatic or manual descent control device manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 and used with a personal fall arrest system is approved to

(a) CSA Standard Z259.2.3-99 (R2004), Descent Control Devices,

(b) CEN Standard EN 341: 1997, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Descender devices, or

(c) NFPA Standard 1983, Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services, 2006 edition, classified as general or light duty.