OHS Code

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

Section 839 Descenders

An employer must ensure that a descender manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 used in an industrial rope access system is approved to

  1. CEN Standard EN 341: 1997, Personal protective equipment against falls from height – Descender devices, as a Class A device, or

  2. NFPA Standard 1983, Standard on Fire Service Life Safety Rope, Harness and Hardware, 2006 Edition.