prEN 341 rev

Personal fall protection equipment - Descender devices for rescue

General information

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

European Norm


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).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Life cycle


EN 341:2011


prEN 341 rev
00.98 Proposal for new project abandoned
Jul 16, 2021