>  Key Standards

There are many local, country, department and government regulations and standards that apply to fall protection, rescue and confined space entry. Personnel must understand these regulations and standards when selecting and using the appropriate fall protection gear. See below for a list and links to where to buy some of the important European standards and Global standards related to fall protection equipment.

EN Standards (excerpts below)

EN 341:2011
        - EN 341:2011: Personal fall protection equipment. Descender devices for rescue
EN 353-1:2002        
        - EN 353-1:2002: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Guided type fall arresters including a rigid anchor line
EN 353-2:2002       
        - EN 353-2:2002: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line
EN 354:2010        
       - EN 354:2010: Personal fall protection equipment. Lanyards
EN 355:2002        
       - EN 355:2002: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Energy absorbers
EN 358:2000       
       - EN 358:1999: Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height. Belts for work positioning
                               and restraint and work positioning lanyards

EN 360:2002        
       -EN 360:2002: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Retractable type fall arresters
EN 361:2002       
       - EN 361:2002: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Full body harnesses
EN 362:2004        
       -EN 362:2004: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Connectors
EN 363:2008       
       - EN 363:2008: Personal fall protection equipment. Personal fall protection systems
EN 364:1993        
       - EN 364:1992: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Test methods
EN 365:2004       
       - EN 365:2004: Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. General requirements for instructions for use, maintenance, periodic examination, repair, marking and packaging
EN 795:2012        
       - EN 795:2012: Personal fall protection equipment. Anchor devices
EN 813:2008       
       - EN 813:2008: Personal fall protection equipment. Sit harnesses
EN 1891:1998        
       - EN 1891:1998: Personal protective equipment for the prevention of falls from a height. Low stretch kern mantel ropes
EN 1496:2006       
       - EN 1496:2006: Personal fall protection equipment. Rescue lifting devices
EN 1497:2007       
       - EN 1497:2007: Personal fall protection equipment. Rescue harnesses
EN 1498:2006        
       - EN 1498:2006: Personal fall protection equipment. Rescue loops
EN 397:2012+A1:2012    
       - EN 397:2012: Industrial safety helmets
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