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AS/NZS 1891.4:2009

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Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Selection, use and maintenance

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02-11-2009

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Specifies requirements and sets out recommendations for the selection, safe use and maintenance of industrial fall-arrest systems and devices based on the use of safety harnesses, horizontal life lines and rails, fall-arrest devices, and associated lanyards, connectors, anchorages and fittings.

This Standard specifies requirements and sets out recommendations for the selection, safe use and maintenance of industrial fall-arrest systems and devices based on the use of safety harnesses, horizontal life lines and rails, fall-arrest devices, and associated lanyards, connectors, anchorages and fittings, as follows:(a) Selection Requirements and recommendations for determining the types of components of the system that would be appropriate to the envisaged usage.(b) Safe use Requirements and recommendations relating to the safe practices to be followed in the use of components and assemblies.(c) Maintenance Requirements and recommendations for inspection, storage, servicing and cleaning practices.NOTE: This Standard provides guidance for the selection of equipment and safe use procedures for some but not necessarily all forms of height protection or all of the circumstances under which such equipment and procedures are used.The selection and safe use of equipment used in total restraint or rope access is not covered by this Standard (see AS/NZS 4488.2 for selection and safe use of rope access equipment).

Committee
SF-015
DevelopmentNote
Under Revision by DR AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 Amd 1:2020. New PDF incorporating Amendment 1.
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 9298 7
Pages
79
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Current
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published in Australia as AS 2626-1983.AS 4626 first published 1993.First published in New Zealand as NZS 5811 Part 2:1981.AS 2626-1983, AS 4626-1993 and NZS 5811 Part 2:1981 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated as AS/NZS 1891.4:2000.Second edition 2009. Originated as AS 2626-1983. Previous edition AS/NZS 1891.4:2000. Second edition 2009. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (June 2021).

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