BS 8405:2003+A1:2009 - Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Descender devices. Single-hand operated descender devices for self or assisted rescue – BSI British Standards

BS 8405:2003+A1:2009

Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Descender devices. Single-hand operated descender devices for self or assisted rescue

Status : Current, Under review   Published : March 2003

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BS 8405:2003+A1:2009 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Descender devices. Single-hand operated descender devices for self or assisted rescue

BS 8405 specifies performance requirements for descender devices used for protection from falls. It specifically applies to those that are controllable by one person using one hand only, to be used for self-rescue, rescue assisted by a second person, or where the rescuer and rescuee descend in tandem.

BS 8405 applies to descender devices for use in conjunction with personal protective equipment against falls from a height e.g. full body harnesses conforming to BS EN 361, and rescue equipment e.g. rescue harnesses conforming to BS EN 1497.

Contents of BS 8405:

  • Foreword
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • Requirements
  • Test methods
  • Marking
  • Instructions for use
  • Bibliography
  • Apparatus for fall arrest test
  • Apparatus for descent velocity and temperature increase test.



Standard NumberBS 8405:2003+A1:2009
TitlePersonal protective equipment against falls from a height. Descender devices. Single-hand operated descender devices for self or assisted rescue
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date17 March 2003
Confirm Date01 October 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN 365, BS 7479, BS EN ISO 7500-1, BS EN 892:1997, ISO 1141, BS EN 364:1993, ISO 1140, BS EN 1891:1998
Informative References(Provided for Information)Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Nickel)(Safety), Regulations 2005, BS EN 353-1:2002, BS EN 360:2002, BS EN 1497:1996, BS EN 353-2:2002, ISO 7000, BS EN 354:2002, BS EN 363:2002, BS EN 358:2000, BS EN 813:1997, BS EN 355:2002, BS EN 361:2002, BS EN 341:1993, BS EN 362:1993
Amended ByAmendment, February 2009
Draft Superseded By07/30157027 DC
DescriptorsSafety lines, Ropes, Performance, Safety devices, Falling (accident), Rescue, Rescue equipment, Restraint systems (protective)
ICS13.340.60
CommitteePH/5
ISBN978 0 580 61140 7
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages18
File Size523 KB
Price£130.00


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