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BS 8405(2003) : 2003

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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AGAINST FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - DESCENDER DEVICES - SINGLE-HAND OPERATED DESCENDER DEVICES FOR SELF OR ASSISTED RESCUE
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2003

Committees responsible
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Requirements
5 Test methods
6 Marking
7 Instructions for use
Bibliography

Describes performance requirements for descender devices that are controllable by one person using one hand only, to be used for self-rescue, rescue assisted by a second person, or where the rescuer and rescuee descend in tandem.

Committee
PH/5
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 99/566209 DC (03/2003) 2003 Edition Re-Issued in February 2009 & incorporates AMD 1 2009. (03/2009) Supersedes 07/30157027 DC. (04/2009)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
18
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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BS EN 1497:2007 Personal fall protection equipment. Rescue harnesses
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ISO 1140:2012 Fibre ropes Polyamide 3-, 4-, 8- and 12-strand ropes
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BS EN 813:1997 Personal protective equipment for prevention of falls from a height. Sit harnesses
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BS EN 358:2000 Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height. Belts for work positioning and restraint and work positioning lanyards
BS EN 1891:1998 Personal protective equipment for the prevention of falls from a height. Low stretch kernmantel ropes
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