OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 41 Work Requiring Rope Access

Section 834 Full body harness

An employer must ensure that a full body harness is used during industrial rope access work and if manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 is approved to

  1. NFPA Standard 1983, Standard on Fire Service Life Safety Rope and System Components, 2006 Edition, as a Class III safety harness,

  2. CEN Standard EN 361: 2007, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Full body harnesses, or

  3. ANSI Standard Z359.1-2007, Safety requirements for personal fall arrest systems, subsystems and components.