Personal fall protection equipment - Sit harnesses

This European Standard specifies requirements, testing, marking and manufacturer’s instructions and information for sit harnesses to be used in restraint, work positioning and rope access systems, where a low point of attachment is required. Sit harnesses are not suitable to be used for fall arrest purposes.

Persönliche Absturzschutzausrüstung - Sitzgurte

Dieses Dokument legt Anforderungen, Prüfverfahren, Kennzeichnung sowie Anleitungen und Informationen des Herstellers für Sitzgurte zur Benutzung in Rückhaltesystemen, Arbeitsplatzpositionierungssystemen sowie in Systemen für seilunterstützten Zugang fest, bei denen ein tief liegender Befestigungspunkt erforderlich ist. Sitzgurte sind nicht für Auffangzwecke geeignet.

Equipement de protection individuelle pour la prévention contre les chutes de hauteur - Ceintures à cuissardes

Le présent document spécifie les exigences, les méthodes d'essai, le marquage et les instructions et informations fournies par le fabricant pour les ceintures à cuissardes à utiliser dans les systèmes de maintien, de retenue au travail et d'accès par cordes, lorsqu'un point d'accrochage bas est nécessaire. Les ceintures à cuissardes ne sont pas adaptées pour l'arrêt des chutes.

Osebna varovalna oprema za zaščito pred padci z višine - Sedežni pasovi

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oSIST prEN 813:2021
Osebna varovalna oprema za zaščito pred padci z višine - Sedežni pasovi
Personal fall protection equipment - Sit harnesses
Persönliche Absturzschutzausrüstung - Sitzgurte
Equipement de protection individuelle pour la prévention contre les chutes de hauteur -
Ceintures à cuissardes
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN 813
13.340.60 Zaščita pred padci in zdrsi Protection against falling and
oSIST prEN 813:2021 en,fr,de
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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prEN 813


September 2021
ICS Will supersede EN 813:2008
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Personal fall protection equipment - Sit harnesses
Equipement de protection individuelle pour la Persönliche Absturzschutzausrüstung - Sitzgurte
prévention contre les chutes de hauteur - Ceintures à
This draft European Standard is submitted to CEN members for enquiry. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee
CEN/TC 160.

If this draft becomes a European Standard, CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations
which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration.

This draft European Standard was established by CEN in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other
language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC
Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and
United Kingdom.

Recipients of this draft are invited to submit, with their comments, notification of any relevant patent rights of which they are
aware and to provide supporting documentation.

Warning : This document is not a European Standard. It is distributed for review and comments. It is subject to change without
notice and shall not be referred to as a European Standard.



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Contents Page

European foreword . 3
1 Scope . 4
2 Normative references . 4
3 Terms and definitions . 4
4 Requirements . 5
4.1 Ergonomics . 5
4.2 Design, materials and construction . 7
4.2.1 Materials . 7
4.2.2 Attachment points . 7
4.2.3 Load bearing parts . 8
4.2.4 Back support . 8
4.2.5 Fastening and adjustment elements .

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