Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Part 2: Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line

This European Standard specifies the requirements, test methods, marking, information supplied by the manufacturer and packaging for guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line which can be secured to an upper anchor point. Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line conforming to this European Standard are sub-systems constituting a part of one of the fall arrest systems covered by prEN 363. Other types of fall arresters are specified in EN 353-1 or EN 360. Energy absorbers are specified in prEN 355.

Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz - Teil 2: Mitlaufende Auffanggeräte einschließlich beweglicher Führung

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen, Prüfverfahren, Kennzeichnung, Informationen des Herstellers und Verpackung für mitlaufende Auffanggeräte einschließlich beweglicher Führung fest, die an einem oberen Anschlagpunkt befestigt werden können. Mitlaufende Auffanggeräte einschließlich beweglicher Führung nach dieser Europäischen Norm sind Teilsysteme, die einen Teil eines der Auffangsysteme nach EN 363 bilden. Andere Arten von Auffanggeräten sind in EN 353-1 und in EN 360 festgelegt. Falldämpfer sind in EN 355 festgelegt.

Equipement de protection individuelle contre les chutes de hauteur - Partie 2: Antichutes mobiles incluant support d'assurage flexible

La présente Norme européenne spécifiée les exigences, les méthodes d'essai, le marquage, la notice d'information du fabricant et l'emballage des antichutes mobiles incluant un support d'assurage flexible qui peut etre fixé a un point d'ancrage supérieur. Les antichutes mobiles incluant un support d'assurage flexible conformes a la présente Norme européenne sont des sous-systemes qui constituent une partie d'un des systemes d'arret des chutes couverts par l'EN 363. D'autres types d'antichutes sont spécifiés dans l'EN 353-1 ou dans l'EN 360. Les absorbeurs d'énergie sont spécifiés dans le prEN 355.

Osebna varovalna oprema za zaščito pred padci z višine - 2. del: Drseče naprave za zaustavljanje na gibljivem vodilu

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Status
Published
Publication Date
31-Oct-2002
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
01-Nov-2002
Due Date
01-Nov-2002
Completion Date
01-Nov-2002

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Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Part 2: Guided type fall

arresters including a flexible anchor line
Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz - Teil 2: Mitlaufende Auffanggeräte
einschließlich beweglicher Führung

Equipement de protection individuelle contre les chutes de hauteur - Partie 2: Antichutes

mobiles incluant support d'assurage flexible
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 353-2:2002
ICS:
13.340.60 =DãþLWDSUHGSDGFLLQ]GUVL Protection against falling and
slipping
SIST EN 353-2:2002 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 353-2:2002
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SIST EN 353-2:2002
EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN 353-2
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
May 2002
ICS 13.340.99 Supersedes EN 353-2:1992
English version
Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Part
2: Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line

Equipement de protection individuelle contre les chutes de Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz - Teil 2:

hauteur - Partie 2: Antichutes mobiles incluant support Mitlaufende Auffanggeräte einschließlich beweglicher

d'assurage flexible Führung
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 12 March 2002.

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. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national

standards may be obtained on application to the Management Centre or to any CEN member.

This European Standard exists 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 Management Centre has the same status as the official

versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,

Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

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© 2002 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 353-2:2002 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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SIST EN 353-2:2002
EN 353-2:2002 (E)
Contents
page

Foreword......................................................................................................................................................................3

1 Scope ..............................................................................................................................................................4

2 Normative references ....................................................................................................................................4

3 Terms and definitions....................................................................................................................................4

4 Requirements .................................................................................................................................................5

4.1 Design and ergonomics ................................................................................................................................5

4.2 Materials and construction ...........................................................................................................................5

4.3 Locking ...........................................................................................................................................................6

4.3.1 Locking after conditioning............................................................................................................................6

4.3.2 Locking after optional conditioning.............................................................................................................6

4.4 Static strength................................................................................................................................................6

4.4.1 Anchor line .....................................................................................................................................................6

4.4.2 Guided type fall arrester including lanyard and connector.......................................................................6

4.5 Dynamic performance ...................................................................................................................................6

4.6 Corrosion resistance.....................................................................................................................................6

4.7 Marking and information...............................................................................................................................7

5 Test methods..................................................................................................................................................7

5.1 Locking test after conditioning ....................................................................................................................7

5.1.1 Apparatus .......................................................................................................................................................7

5.1.2 Method ............................................................................................................................................................7

5.2 Static strength test ........................................................................................................................................7

5.2.1 Apparatus .......................................................................................................................................................7

5.2.2 Method ............................................................................................................................................................7

5.3 Dynamic performance test............................................................................................................................8

5.3.1 Apparatus .......................................................................................................................................................8

5.3.2 Method ............................................................................................................................................................8

5.4 Corrosion test.................................................................................................................................................8

6 Marking ...........................................................................................................................................................8

7 Information supplied by the manufacturer..................................................................................................8

8 Packaging .......................................................................................................................................................9

Annex ZA (informative) Clauses of this European Standard addressing essential requirements or other

provisions of EU Directives .........................................................................................................................10

Bibliography ..............................................................................................................................................................11

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SIST EN 353-2:2002
EN 353-2:2002 (E)
Foreword

This document EN 353-2:2002 has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 160 "Protection against falls

from a height including working belts", the secretariat of which is held by DIN.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or

by endorsement, at the latest by November 2002, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest

by November 2002.

This document supersedes EN 353-2:1992. This new edition contains the old text of the standard and incorporates

some urgent amendments that are intended to give additional information and clarify inconsistencies. A

comprehensive revision of the standard will follow at a later stage.

This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European

Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU Directive(s).

For relationship with EU Directive(s), see informative annex ZA, which is an integral part of this document.

According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following

countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland,

France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain,

Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
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SIST EN 353-2:2002
EN 353-2:2002 (E)
1 Scope

This European Standard specifies the requirements, test methods, marking, information supplied by the manufacturer

and packaging for guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line which can be secured to an upper anchor

point. Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line conforming to this European Standard are sub-

systems constituting a part of one of the fall arrest systems covered by EN 363. Other types of fall arresters are

specified in EN 353-1 or EN 360. Energy absorbers are specified in EN 355.
2 Normative references

This European Standard incorporates by dated or undated reference, provisions from other publications. These

normative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text, and the publications are listed hereafter. For

dated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to this European

Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. For undated references, the latest edition of the

publication referred to applies (including amendments).

EN 354:2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Lanyards.

EN 355:2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Energy absorbers.

EN 361, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Full body harnesses.

EN 362, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Connectors.

EN 363:2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Fall arrest systems.

EN 364:1992, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - Test methods.

EN 365:1992, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height - General requirements for instructions for

use and for marking.
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this European Standard, the following terms and definitions apply.

3.1
guided type fall arrester including a flexible anchor line

sub-system consisting of a flexible anchor line, a self-locking guided type fall arrester which is attached to the flexible

anchor line and a connector or a connector-terminated lanyard. An energy dissipating function may be installed

between the fall arrester and the anchor line or an energy absorber may be incorporated in the lanyard or in the

anchor line [EN 363]
3.2
guided type fall arrester

fall arrester with a self-locking function and a guide facility. The guided type fall arrester travels along an anchor line,

accompanies the user without requiring manual adjustment during upward or downward changes of position and locks

automatically on the anchor line when a fall occurs [EN 363]
3.3
flexible anchor line

connecting element specified for a sub-system with a guided type fall arrester. A flexible anchor line may be a

synthetic fibre rope or a wire rope and is intended to for securing to an upper anchor point [EN 363]

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3.4
energy absorber

element or a component of a fall arrest system, which is designed to dissipate the kinetic energy developed during a

fall from a height [EN 363]
3.5
lanyard

connecting element or component of a fall arrest system. A lanyard may be of synthetic fibre rope, wire rope, webbing

or chain [EN 363]
3.6
length of lanyard

length L in metres from one load bearing point to the other load bearing point measured in an unloaded, but t

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