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AS/NZS 1891.3:1997

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Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Fall-arrest devices

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Superseded date

21-05-2024

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-1997

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1 - AS/NZS 1891.3:1997 INDUSTRIAL FALL-ARREST SYSTEMS AND DEVICES - FALL-ARREST DEVICES
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
6 - 1.1 SCOPE
6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
7 - 1.3.1 Anchorage point
7 - 1.3.2 Anchorage line
7 - 1.3.3 Connection point
7 - 1.3.4 Fall-arrest device
7 - 1.3.5 Shall
7 - 1.3.6 Should
7 - 1.4 CLASSIFICATION
7 - 1.5 SELECTION, USE AND MAINTENANCE
7 - 1.6 ACCEPTANCE OF MATERIAL SUPPLIED FROM OVERSEAS
8 - SECTION 2 DESIGN
8 - 2.1 GENERAL
8 - 2.1.1 Working parts
8 - 2.1.2 Inertia sensing
8 - 2.1.3 Performance requirements
8 - 2.1.4 Orientation
8 - 2.1.5 Self-locking
8 - 2.1.6 Environmental conditions
8 - 2.1.7 Operation
8 - 2.1.8 Attachment to anchorage line
8 - 2.1.9 Suitability for use
8 - 2.2 COMPONENTS
8 - 2.2.1 General
8 - 2.2.2 Finish
8 - 2.2.3 Corrosion protection coatings
9 - 2.2.4 Attachment hardware
9 - 2.2.5 Provisions for use in flammable or explosive conditions
10 - 2.2.6 Energy absorbers
10 - 2.2.7 Brakes for Type 3 devices
10 - 2.3 ANCHORAGE LINES
10 - 2.3.1 General
10 - 2.3.2 Fibre rope anchorage lines
10 - 2.3.3 Webbing anchorage lines
10 - 2.3.4 Steel cables
10 - 2.3.5 Rigid rails
11 - 2.3.6 End stops
11 - 2.3.7 Connectors
11 - 2.4 LANYARDS
12 - SECTION 3 PERFORMANCE AND TESTING
12 - 3.1 SCHEDULE OF TESTING
12 - 3.2 ENDURANCE TEST
12 - 3.3 LOCKING PERFORMANCE AFTER CONDITIONING
12 - 3.4 DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE
13 - 3.5 STRENGTH TEST
13 - 3.6 PERFORMANCE OF LANYARDS
13 - 3.7 STATIC TEST FOR ENERGY ABSORBERS
13 - 3.8 ATTACHMENT HARDWARE - PROOF LOADING
14 - SECTION 4 INSTRUCTIONS AND MARKING
14 - 4.1 INSTRUCTIONS
14 - 4.2 MARKING OF FALL-ARREST DEVICES
14 - 4.2.1 General information
14 - 4.2.2 Serial number
15 - APPENDIX A - ENDURANCE TEST
15 - A1 SCOPE
15 - A2 PRINCIPLE
15 - A3 PROCEDURE
15 - A3.1 Type 1 devices
15 - A3.2 Type 2 and Type 3 devices
15 - A4 REPORT
17 - APPENDIX B - LOCKING PERFORMANCE AFTER CONDITIONING
17 - B1 SCOPE
17 - B2 PRINCIPLE
17 - B3 MATERIALS
17 - B4 APPARATUS
18 - B5 CONDITIONING PROCEDURES
18 - B5.1 Conditioning to dust
18 - B5.2 Conditioning to wet
18 - B5.3 Conditioning to cold
18 - B5.4 Conditioning to heat
19 - B5.5 Conditioning of anchorage lines to oil
19 - B6 PROCEDURE
19 - B7 REPORT
20 - APPENDIX C - DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE TESTS
20 - C1 SCOPE
20 - C2 PRINCIPLE
20 - C3 APPARATUS
20 - C4 CONDITIONING
20 - C5 PROCEDURES
20 - C5.1 Type 1 fall-arrest device - Flexible anchorage line
21 - C5.2 Type 1 fall-arrest device - Rigid rail anchorage line
21 - C5.3 Type 2 and Type3 fall-arrest device
21 - C6 REPORT
24 - APPENDIX D - STRENGTH TESTS
24 - D1 SCOPE
24 - D2 PRINCIPLE
24 - D3 APPARATUS
24 - D4 PROCEDURES
24 - D4.1 Type 1 fall-arrest devices
24 - D4.2 Type 2 and Type 3 fall-arrest devices
24 - D5 REPORT
25 - APPENDIX E - LANYARD DYNAMIC TEST
25 - E1 SCOPE
25 - E2 PRINCIPLE
25 - E3 APPARATUS
25 - E4 PROCEDURE
25 - E5 REPORT

Specifies requirements for the design and performance of fall-arrest devices comprising those which travel down either a fixed or flexible anchorage line, and those which pay out an anchorage line.

This Standard specifies requirements for the design and performance of fall-arrest devices comprising devices which travel along either a fixed or flexible anchorage line, and those which pay out an anchorage line.

Committee
SF-015
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 1153 7
Pages
20
PublisherName
Standards Australia
RevisionOf
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

First published as AS 1891.3-1992.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1891.3:1997. First published as AS 1891.3-1992. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1891.3:1997.

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