OHS Code

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

Section 837 Ascenders

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

  1. CEN Standard EN 567: 1997, Mountaineering equipment – Rope clamps – Safety requirements and test methods,

  2. UIAA Standard 126: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Rope Clamps, or

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