OHS Code

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

Section 835 Connecting components

An employer must ensure that connecting components manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 used in industrial rope access work consist of carabiners, D-rings, O-rings, oval rings and self-locking connectors approved to

  1. CEN Standard EN 362: 2004, Personal protective equipment against falls from height. Connectors,

  2. CEN Standard EN 12275: 1998, Mountaineering equipment. Connectors. Safety requirements and test methods,

  3. UIAA Standard 121: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Connectors,

  4. CSA Standard Z259.12-01 (R2006), Connecting Components for Personal Fall-Arrest Systems, or

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