BS EN 341:2011 - Personal fall protection equipment. Descender devices for rescue

BS EN 341:2011

Personal fall protection equipment. Descender devices for rescue

Status : Current, Project Underway   Published : August 2011



This European Standard specifies requirements, test methods, marking and information to be supplied by the manufacturer for descender devices, which include descent lines (hereinafter referred to as lines), intended for rescue and to protect against falls in a rescue system, which is a personal fall protection system. This European Standard does not specify requirements for descender devices that are used for descending in mountaineering, rope access or work positioning systems. NOTE A descender device which enables the user to rescue himself and which conforms to this European Standard is personal protective equipment (PPE).

Standard NumberBS EN 341:2011
TitlePersonal fall protection equipment. Descender devices for rescue
StatusCurrent, Project Underway
Publication Date31 August 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 9227, EN 12385-1, ISO 9227:2006, EN 364:1992, EN 362, EN 1496:2006, EN 1891:1998, EN 363:2008, EN 365:2004
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 341:1992
ReplacesBS EN 341:1993
International RelationshipsEN 341:2011
DescriptorsRestraint systems (protective), Safety lines, Rescue equipment, Grades (quality), Wire ropes, Performance testing, Instructions for use, Marking, Breaking load, Temperature rise, Testing conditions, Ropes, Falling (accident), Performance, Elongation, Mechanical testing, Velocity, Safety devices
Title in FrenchÉquipement de protection individuelle contre les chutes. Descendeurs pour sauvetage
Title in GermanPersönliche Absturzschutzausrüstung. Abseilgeräte zum Retten
ISBN978 0 580 65417 6
File Size1.017 MB

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