EN 363:1992

Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Fall arrest systems

Publication date:   Jan 1, 1999

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   May 22, 2002


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

European Norm

13.340.20   Head protective equipment



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This standard specifies the terminology and the general requirements for fall arrest systems which serve as personal protective equipment against falls from a height. This standard additionally describes examples of how components or assemblies of components may be connected into a fall arrest system. These examples should enable the purchaser or user to assemble all components in a correct manner and to build up a fall arrest system. Note: A fall arrest system does not include anchorage points, but suitable anchorage points as specified in prEN 795 are indispensable for all fall arrest systems. Work positioning systems are specified in EN 358.

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EN 363:1992
99.60 Withdrawal effective
May 22, 2002