OHS Code

Published Date: March 12, 2010
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Part 41 Work Requiring Rope Access

Section 819 Cow’s tail

  1. If a cow’s tail is made of dynamic rope, an employer must ensure that the rope is approved to

    1. CEN Standard EN 892: 2004, Mountaineering equipment. Dynamic mountaineering ropes. Safety requirements and test methods, or

    2. UIAA Standard 101: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Dynamic Ropes.

  2. If a cow’s tail is not made of dynamic rope, an employer must ensure that the cow’s tail is approved to CEN Standard EN 354: 2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Lanyards.