This standard specifies test methods for materials, components and systems associated with equipment for protection against falls, as follows: a) static testing apparatus and static test method; b) dynamic testing apparatus, including a torso dummy; c) test methods for dynamic performance and dynamic strength testing of components and systems; d) corrosion testing of metal components; e) test apparatus and test methods for conditioning tests and endurance tests. The standard also makes recommendations for the scheduling of tests.
Legislation related to this standard
Personal protective equipment (PPE)Harmonized/Supporting
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
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 17, 2019