Personal fall protection equipment - Retractable type fall arresters

This European Standard specifies requirements, test methods, marking, information supplied by the manufacturer for retractable type fall arresters. Retractable type fall arresters conforming to this European Standard are components of one of the fall arrest systems covered by EN 363.
This European Standard applies to retractable type fall arresters with a single retractable lanyard. Retractable type fall arresters or assemblies with more than one retractable lanyard are not covered by this European Standard.

Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz - Höhensicherungsgeräte

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen, Prüfverfahren, Kennzeichnung und vom Hersteller zur Verfügung gestellte Informationen für Höhensicherungsgeräte fest. Höhensicherungsgeräte nach dieser Europäischen Norm sind Bestandteile eines der Höhensicherungssysteme nach EN 363.
Diese Europäische Norm gilt für Höhensicherungsgeräte mit einem einzelnen einziehbaren Verbindungsmittel. Höhensicherungsgeräte oder Zusammenstellungen mit mehr als einem einziehbaren Verbindungsmittel sind nicht Bestandteil dieser Europäischen Norm.

Equipement de protection individuelle contre les chutes de hauteur - Antichutes à rappel automatique

Osebna oprema za varovanje pred padci - Samonavijalna zaustavitvena naprava TC: Osebna oprema za varovanje pred padci - Samonavijalni tip zaustavitvenih naprav

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oSIST prEN 360:2016
Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Retractable type fall arresters
Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz - Höhensicherungsgeräte
Equipement de protection individuelle contre les chutes de hauteur - Antichutes à rappel
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN 360
13.340.60 =DãþLWDSUHGSDGFLLQ]GUVL Protection against falling and
oSIST prEN 360:2016 en,fr,de
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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oSIST prEN 360:2016

prEN 360


February 2016
ICS 13.340.60 Will supersede EN 360:2002
English Version

Personal protective equipment against falls from a height -
Retractable type fall arresters
Equipement de protection individuelle contre les Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz -
chutes de hauteur - Antichutes à rappel automatique Höhensicherungsgeräte
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, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,
Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, 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.



CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000 Brussels
© 2016 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. prEN 360:2016 E
worldwide for CEN national Members.

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prEN 360:2016 (E)
Contents Page
European foreword . 4
1 Scope . 5
2 Normative references . 5
3 Terms and definitions . 5
Figure 1 — Directions of use for a Type A retractable type fall arrester . 6
Figure 2 — Additional directions of use for a Type B retractable type fall arrester . 7
4 Requirements . 8
4.1 Design and ergonomics . 8
4.2 Materials and construction . 8
4.3 Retraction . 9
4.4 Static strength . 9
4.5 Dynamic performance for Type A and Type B .

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