EN 355:2002

Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Energy absorbers

Publication date:   Jan 30, 2004

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Sep 14, 2013

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 the requirements, test methods, marking, information supplied by the manufacturer and packaging for energy absorbers. Energy absorbers conforming to this European Standard are used as elements or components either integrated in a lanyard, an anchor line or a full body harness or in combination with one of them.
Combinations of an energy absorber and a lanyard are sub-systems constituting one of the fall arrest systems covered by prEN 363, when combined with a full body harness specified in EN 361.
Fall arresters are specified in EN 353-1, EN 353-2 and EN 360.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

93/68/EEC

Council Directive amending Dir. 87/404/EEC (simple pressure vessels), 88/378/EEC (safety of toys), 89/106/EEC (construction products), 89/336/EEC (electromagnetic compatibility), 89/392/EEC (machinery), 89/686/EEC (personal protective equipment), 90/384/EEC (automatic weighing instruments), 90/385/EEC (active implantable medicinal devices), 90/396/EEC (appliances burning gaseous fuels), 91/263/EEC (telecommunications terminal equipment), 92/42/EEC and 73/23/EEC

93/95/EEC

Personal protective equipment (Dir. 89/686/EEC amendment)

96/58/EC

Personal protective equipment (Dir. 89/686/EEC amendment)

89/686/EEC

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Harmonized/Supporting
2016/425

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

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Replaces
EN 355:1992

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PUBLISHED
EN 355:2002
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 14, 2013