prEN 355 rev

Personal fall protection equipment - Energy absorbers prEN 355 rev

General information

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

European Norm


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


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 355:2002


prEN 355 rev
00.98 Proposal for new project abandoned
Jul 19, 2021