EN 341:2011

Personal fall protection equipment - Descender devices for rescue

Publication date:   Aug 17, 2011

General information

90.92 Standard to be revised   May 9, 2017

CEN

CEN/TC 160 Protection against falls from height including working belts

European Norm

13.340.99   Other protective equipment

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Scope

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).

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 341:1992

Replaces
EN 341:1992/A1:1996

Replaces
EN 341:1992/AC:1993

NOW

PUBLISHED
EN 341:2011
90.92 Standard to be revised
May 9, 2017