OHS Code

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

Section 838 Back-up devices

An employer must ensure that a back-up device used in an industrial rope access system is approved to

  1. CEN Standard EN 353-2: 2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Part 2: Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line,

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

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

  4. ANSI Standard Z359.1-1992, Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components.