Small craft - Deck safety harness and safety line - Safety requirements and test methods (ISO 12401:2009)

This International Standard specifies the requirements for performance, sizing, marking and test methods for deck safety harnesses and safety lines. It is applicable to harnesses and lines in the following sizes of body mass a) size 1 > 50 kg1) b) size 2 > 20 kg > 50 kg1) c) size 3 > 20 kg1) which are intended to be worn by all persons when in the exposed cockpit or on the working deck of a vessel afloat. It is not applicable to dinghy "trapeze" harnesses, windsurfing harnesses, seat harnesses for fast motor boats and harnesses intended to protect against fall from a height.

Kleine Wasserfahrzeuge - Sicherheitsgurt und Sicherheitsleine - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren (ISO 12401:2009)

Diese Internationale Norm legt Anforderungen an Leistung, Größe, Kennzeichnung und Prüfverfahren für Sicherheitsgurte und Sicherheitsleinen zur Benutzung auf Booten fest.
Sie gilt für Gurte und Leinen der folgenden Größen nach Körpergewicht
a) Größe 1 > 50 kg )
b) Größe 2 > 20 kg  50 kg1)
c) Größe 3  20 kg1),
die dafür vorgesehen sind, von allen Personen getragen zu werden, die sich im Cockpit oder auf dem Arbeitsdeck eines auf See befindlichen Bootes aufhalten.
Sie gilt nicht für Segeltrapeze für Jollen, für Windsurfgeschirre oder für Sitzgurte für schnelle Motorboote und Gurte zum Schutz gegen Absturz.

Petits navires - Harnais de sécurité de pont et sauvegardes de harnais - Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai (ISO 12401:2009)

L'ISO 12401:2009 spécifie les exigences de performances, de tailles, de marquage et de méthodes d'essai relatives aux harnais de sécurité de pont et à leurs sauvegardes utilisés sur les bateaux de plaisance.
Elle est applicable aux harnais et à leurs sauvegardes, correspondant aux tailles et masses corporelles suivantes (multitaille autorisée):
taille 1: > 50 kg;
taille 2: > 20 kg ≤ 50 kg;
taille 3: ≤ 20 kg;
qui sont destinés à être portés par toutes les personnes lorsqu'elles sont dans un cockpit exposé ou sur le pont d'un bateau à flot.
Elle n'est pas applicable aux harnais de «trapèze» des dériveurs légers, aux harnais de planches à voile, aux harnais de sièges des bateaux à moteur rapides et aux harnais contre les chutes verticales.

Mala plovila - Varnostni pasovi in varnostne vrvi - Varnostne zahteve in preskusne metode (ISO 12401:2009)

General Information

Status
Published
Publication Date
17-Nov-2009
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
15-Sep-2009
Due Date
20-Nov-2009
Completion Date
18-Nov-2009

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Mala plovila - Varnostni pasovi in varnostne vrvi - Varnostne zahteve in preskusne

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Small craft - Deck safety harness and safety line - Safety requirements and test methods

(ISO 12401:2009)

Kleine Wasserfahrzeuge - Sicherheitsgurt und Sicherheitsleine - Sicherheitstechnische

Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren (ISO 12401:2009)

Petits navires - Harnais de sécurité de pont et sauvegardes de harnais - Exigences de

sécurité et méthodes d'essai (ISO 12401:2009)
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SIST EN ISO 12401:2009
EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN ISO 12401
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
August 2009
ICS 47.080 Supersedes EN 1095:1998
English Version
Small craft - Deck safety harness and safety line - Safety
requirements and test methods (ISO 12401:2009)

Petits navires - Harnais de sécurité de pont et sauvegardes Kleine Wasserfahrzeuge - Sicherheitsgurt und

de harnais - Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai Sicherheitsleine - Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen

(ISO 12401:2009) und Prüfverfahren (ISO 12401:2009)
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EN ISO 12401:2009 (E)
Contents Page

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

Annex ZA (informative) Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential

Requirements of EU Directive 89/686/EEC ..........................................................................................4

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SIST EN ISO 12401:2009
EN ISO 12401:2009 (E)
Foreword

This document (EN ISO 12401:2009) has been prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 188 "Small craft" in

collaboration with Technical Committee CEN/TC 162 “Protective clothing including hand and arm protection

and lifejackets”, 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 February 2010, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn

at the latest by February 2010.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent

rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document supersedes EN 1095:1998.

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 EC Directive(s).

For relationship with EC 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, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech

Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,

Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Endorsement notice

The text of ISO 12401:2009 has been approved by CEN as a EN ISO 12401:2009 without any modification.

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EN ISO 12401:2009 (E)
Annex ZA
(informative)
Relationship between this European Standard and
the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 89/686/EEC

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

and the European Free Trade Association to provide a means of conforming to Essential Requirements of the

New Approach Directive 89/686/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to

personal protective equipment.

Once this European Standard is cited in the Official Journal of the European Communities under that Directive

and has been implemented as a national standard in at least one Member State, compliance with the clauses

of this standard given in Table ZA.1 confers, within the limits of the scope of this standard, a presumption of

conformity with the corresponding Essential Requirements of that Directive and associated EFTA regulations.

Table ZA.1 — Correspondence between this European Standard and Directive 89/686/EEC

Clause(s)/sub- Essential Requirements (ERs) of Directive 89/686/EEC Qualifying
clause(s) of this remarks/Notes
standard
4.3.3 1.1.1 Ergonomics
4.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, Absence of risks and other “inherent” nuisance factors
4.2.4, 4.3.2, 4.3.4, 1.2.1
4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.5
4.2.3 1.2.1.2 Satisfactory surface condition of all PPE parts in
contact with the user
4.3.3 1.2.1.3 Maximum permissible user impediment
4.3.1, 4.3.3 1.3 Comfort and efficiency
1.3.1 Adaptation of PPE to user morphology
4.2.1, 4.4 1.3.2 Lightness and design strength
4.3.6, 4.3.7, 6 e) 1.3.3 Compatibility of PPE for simultaneous use
6, 7 1.4 Information supplied by the manufacturer
6 2.4 PPE subject to ageing
4.3.1 2.7 PPE intended for rapid installation
6 2.12 PPE bearing one or more identification or recognition
marks directly or indirectly relating to health and
safety

WARNING — Other requirements and other EU Directives may be applicable to the products falling

within the scope of this standard.
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SIST EN ISO 12401:2009
INTERNATIONAL ISO
STANDARD 12401
Second edition
2009-08-01
Small craft — Deck safety harness and
safety line — Safety requirements and
test methods
Petits navires — Harnais de sécurité de pont et sauvegardes de
harnais — Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai
Reference number
ISO 12401:2009(E)
ISO 2009
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Contents Page

Foreword............................................................................................................................................................ iv

Introduction ........................................................................................................................................................ v

1 Scope ..................................................................................................................................................... 1

2 Normative references ........................................................................................................................... 1

3 Terms and definitions........................................................................................................................... 2

4 Requirements for safety....................................................................................................................... 3

4.1 General................................................................................................................................................... 3

4.2 Materials and construction .................................................................................................................. 3

4.3 General performance............................................................................................................................ 3

4.4 Inspection requirements for deck safety harness sizes 1 and 2 and safety line ........................... 5

4.5 Static loading of deck safety harness size 3 ..................................................................................... 5

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

5.1 Magnetic properties testing................................................................................................................. 5

5.2 Dynamic testing .................................................................................................................................... 5

5.3 Static testing of deck safety harnesses of size 3 only.................................................................... 12

5.4 Accidental hook opening testing ...................................................................................................... 13

5.5 User’s tests.......................................................................................................................................... 14

6 Marking ................................................................................................................................................ 15

7 Information supplied by the manufacturer ...................................................................................... 16

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Foreword

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies

(ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is normally carried out through ISO

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Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent

rights. ISO shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

ISO 12401 was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 188, Small craft.

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO 12401:2004), which has been technically

revised.
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Introduction

This International Standard has been prepared to meet the needs of persons afloat on recreational craft. Deck

safety harnesses and safety lines manufactured according to this International Standard will give reasonable

assurance that the wearer will remain attached to the craft.

A deck safety harness and safety line does not provide protection against falls from a height. This

International Standard does not cover the requirements of a dinghy “trapeze” harness, a windsurfing harness,

or a seat harness for fast motor boats.

This International Standard is intended to serve as a guide to manufacturers, purchasers and users of such

safety equipment by ensuring that the equipment provides an effective standard of performance in use.

Equally essential is the need for the designer to encourage the wearing of the equipment by making it

comfortable and attractive for continuous wear while afloat, rather than for it to be stowed in a locker for

emergency use. The principal reason for the existence of this International Standard is the recognition that

comfort and mobility are important factors in determining whether deck safety harnesses are worn.

The primary aims in wearing a deck safety harness are:
a) to prevent the wearer from falling into the water, and
b) to assist in recovering the wearer onto the working deck.

Preventing the wearer from actually falling into the water is dependent on the location of the attachment to the

craft and the length of the safety line. Because a correctly worn deck safety harness and safety line will, in

normal circumstances, prevent the wearer from entering the water, no consideration is given to the towing

position after a fall. The importance of ensuring a firm fit cannot be overstressed. Unless the harness is fitted

with an automatic tensioner, it remains the responsibility of the wearer to correctly adjust the harness to

achieve a firm fit.
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INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO 12401:2009(E)
Small craft — Deck safety harness and safety line — Safety
requirements and test methods
1 Scope

This International Standard specifies the requirements for performance, sizing, marking and test methods for

deck safety harnesses and safety lines on recreational craft.
It is applicable to harnesses and lines in the following sizes of body mass:
a) size 1: > 50 kg ;
b) size 2: > 20 kg u 50 kg ;
c) size 3: u 20 kg ;

which are intended to be worn by all persons when in the exposed cockpit or on the working deck of a craft

afloat.

It is not applicable to dinghy “trapeze” harnesses, windsurfing harnesses, seat harnesses for fast motor boats,

and harnesses intended to protect against falls from a height.
2 Normative references

The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated

references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced

document (including any amendments) applies.
ISO 139, Textiles — Standard atmospheres for conditioning and testing
ISO 9227, Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres — Salt spray tests

ISO 12402-7, Personal flotation devices — Part 7: Materials and components — Safety requirements and test

methods

ISO 12402-8, Personal flotation devices — Part 8: Accessories — Safety requirements and test methods

ISO 12402-9:2006, Personal flotation devices — Part 9: Test methods

ISO 15027-1, Immersion suits — Part 1: Constant wear suits, requirements including safety

ISO 15027-2, Immersion suits — Part 2: Abandonment suits, requirements including safety

EN 892:2004, Mountaineering equipment — Dynamic mountaineering rope — Safety requirements and test

methods
1) Multisizing permitted.
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3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1
deck safety harness

device securely fitted to the user and which provides suitable strong point(s) of attachment for the safety line

3.2
safety line

link between the point of attachment on the deck safety harness and a strong point of attachment on the craft

3.3
hook

self-closing means of attachment between the safety line and the strong points on the deck safety harness

and the craft on non-integrated safety lines, and between the safety line and the strong points on the deck of

the craft on integrated safety lines
3.4
automatic tensioner

device which allows the harness to be worn looser than desirable for safe operation but which automatically

tensions the harness to a safe firm fit when strain is placed on the safety line

NOTE The deliberate movement of such a device when tensioning the harness is not considered to be slippage of an

adjustment device.
3.5
reference deck safety harness
device used to test a separate safety line

NOTE This is represented in tests by the attachment link between the test mass and the safety line under test.

3.6
reference safety line
device used to test a separate deck safety harness
3.7
integrated deck safety harness and safety line

combination of deck safety harness and safety line that cannot be separated without destruction

3.8
assessment panel

panel consisting of experienced users, responsible for assessing the results of the test

3.9
holding-down device

crotch and thigh straps, integrated or attached to clothing worn between the legs

3.10
integrated combination of deck safety harness and clothing

combination of deck safety harness and clothing that cannot be separated without destruction nor worn

without the holding-down device in its intended position
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4 Requirements for safety
4.1 General

The original effective maximum length of a safety line, measured with a measuring tape between the

attachment points, under a load of 10 kg, shall not exceed 2 m including the length of the hooks.

Design of the safety line and its attachments to the wearer shall preclude accidental incorrect attachment

resulting in more than 2 m between the strong point on the craft and the strong point on the deck safety

harness.
4.2 Materials and construction

4.2.1 Materials and components shall comply with the relevant requirements in ISO 12402-7. Sewing

threads shall be of a contrasting shade or colour in order to facilitate visual inspection.

4.2.2 All machining shall have been carried out on a lockstitching machine and securely finished off by

back-sewing for at least 13 mm, except where sewn by an automatic lockstitching machine when the first and

last stitches shall have been sewn in such a way as not to provide a natural starting point for a break in the

stitching. Sewing shall not have been carried out within 2 mm of any edge of the material. However, ends may

be oversewn if not heat-sealed. Sacrificial elements are not required to comply with this method of stitching.

4.2.3 The system of deck safety harness and/or safety line, including all metal components attached at the

intended attachment points, shall not deflect a magnetic compass by more than 1°. Testing shall be carried

out in accordance with ISO 12402-9:2006, 5.4.

4.2.4 The webbing or equivalent primary elements designed to transfer the shock load to the wearer's body

shall have a minimum width of
a) 45 mm for size 1,
b) 35 mm for size 2 and
c) 25 mm for size 3.
NOTE For a definition of sizes, see Clause 1.
4.3 General performance
4.3.1 Donning

Donning of a deck safety harness shall be obvious and simple on the briefest of instructions. This shall be

tested in accordance with 5.5.
4.3.2 Attachment point

The point of attachment of a safety line to a deck safety harness shall be positioned within 50 mm of the

central axis of the body, front or back, above the lowest point of the ribcage.

If a deck safety harness incorporates more than one point to which the safety line can be attached, it shall

either be demonstrated, using the test in 5.2, that attachment to each single point of attachment in turn meets

the requirements of this International Standard, or the harness shall be marked as specified in 6 f).

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4.3.3 Comfortable wear
A deck safety harness shall

a) be comfortable to wear for men, women and children as appropriate for the sexes and sizes for which it is

intended and when correctly adjusted,

b) be adjustable to fit the body firmly unless fitted with an automatic tensioner,

c) not be unduly bulky or heavy,
d) not restrict the vision, hearing, breathing or movement of the wearer, and

e) not contain any component nor use any method of component attachment which, in normal use, is likely

to cause injury to the user.
Testing shall be carried out in accordance with 5.5.4.2.
4.3.4 Detachability of safety lines

A safety line shall be detachable by the wearer both from the deck safety harness and from the craft when

tested in accordance with 5.5.4, except in the case of a deck safety harness intended for size 2 and size 3. In

the latter case, the safety line shall be attached in such a way, or the attachment shall be so positioned, that

the wearer cannot detach the line from the harness. When tested in accordance with 5.5, the safety line shall

be detachable from a size 2 and size 3 deck safety harness or from the craft, or from both, by an adult.

Accidental release of a safety line shall not occur when tested in accordance with 5.4.

4.3.5 Hooks

All hooks provided shall be of a self-closing type, with an opening large enough to accept, and fully close on, a

+ 0,1

cylinder of diameter 12,5 mm. There shall be no tendency for the hooks to open by any action, as

( )

tested in 5.4, other than deliberate release, except when a clear and permanent warning label as specified in

5.4 and 6 g) indicates that an attachment bracket is fitted to the craft.

If intermediate hooks are fitted in a safety line, the test specified in 5.4 shall be repeated using each possible

combination of points of attachment. Each repetition shall meet the requirements of this International Standard.

The hooks shall be tested in accordance with ISO 9227. When tested for a period of 160 h, the hooks shall not

be significantly affected by corrosion.
4.3.6 Holding down device

All safety harnesses shall allow the fitting of a holding-down device, which shall be at least half the width of

the flexible elements listed in 4.2.4.
4.3.7 Integrated combinations

Any integrated combination of safety harness and additional items such as lifejackets and immersion suits

shall comply with ISO 12402-8, ISO 15027-1 or ISO 15027-2, as applicable, and shall not be rendered

inoperative by the dynamic test of the safety harness in accordance with 5.2.
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4.4 Inspection requirements for deck safety harness sizes 1 and 2 and safety line

When tested as specified in 5.2, the deck safety harness and safety line shall comply with the following.

a) Throughout the test, the torso dummy shall be restrained securely in the harness, clear of the ground.

b) Throughout the test, all components of the deck safety harness and safety line shall remain functional

and operate as designed. Sacrificial shock absorbers may rupture, e.g. if stitching breaks. If this occurs, it

shall not affect the security of the torso dummy in the deck safety harness.

c) After the first drop test only, the slipping of any adjustment device shall not exceed 25 mm.

d) After the first drop test only, and with the load of the torso dummy or test mass relieved from the safety

line, the detachability of the safety line shall be checked in accordance with 5.5.4.

4.5 Static loading of deck safety harness size 3

When tested in accordance with 5.3, the total slippage in the safety harness adjustment devices shall not

exceed 25 mm.
5 Test methods
5.1 Magnetic properties testing

Place a direct reading magnetic compass in an undisturbed magnetic area (i.e. an area in which magnetic

items and d.c. electrical cables are not continually moved or switched). Check the compass to ensure that it

has negligible pivot friction. This can be done by deflecting the compass card 10° by means of a magnet and

then removing the deflecting force when the card should return to within 0,5° of its original position.

Present the metal components (with any hooks closed) individually to the compass on an approximately

East-to-West line, to a position where the nearest point of the component is (300 ± 10) mm horizontally from

the centre of the compass. Lightly tap the compass to eliminate the effect of friction. Record the angle in

degrees of any deflection of the compass from its position before the metal components were brought near

the compass.
5.2 Dynamic testing
5.2.1 Principle

Dynamic testing includes two tests. One for testing the strength of the complete harness and one for testing

the safety lines. For a deck safety harness and safety line that can be separated, each item is tested

separately against a reference counterpart, i.e. reference line and torso dummy for the harness and reference

harness and test mass for the safety line.

For an integrated deck safety harness and safety line, the two tests are combined. Unless the harness is part

of an integrated combination of deck safety harness and clothing, the holding-down device shall not be fitted

during the dynamic test.

NOTE These dynamic tests do not simulate reality on board a craft, but represent a strength test under overload

conditions in order to ensure sufficient durability of the components tested.
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5.2.2 Apparatus
5.2.2.1 Equipment for dynamic testing of deck safety harnesses and safety lines
See Table 1.
Table 1 — Equipment for dynamic testing
Product Equipment
Deck safety harness size 1
a) Torso dummy with a mass of (100 ± 1) kg in accordance
with Figure 1. The centre of gravity shall be (200 ± 25) mm
above the perineum. The suspension eyes shall have an
inside diameter of 40 mm and maximum cross-section of
15 mm. The surface of the torso dummy should be smooth
and, if made of wood, should be shellacked or varnished.
b) Single mountaineering rope in accordance with
EN 892:2004, 3.2 (see also 5.2.2.3). The mountaineering
rope acts as reference line and shall be replaced after
each drop (cushioning effect).

Deck safety harness size 2 a) Torso dummy with a mass of (50 ± 1) kg in accordance

with Figure 2. This torso dummy shall be made from hard
wood or plastics. The centre of gravity shall be in
accordance with anthropometrical data.
NOTE This torso dummy represents the 99 percentile of a
male person with a body height of 155 cm and 10 years of age.
The suspension devices shall be equivalent to those used
for testing size 1.
b) Single mountaineering rope in accordance with
EN 892:2004, 3.2 (see also 5.2.2.3).
Safety lines
a) Rigid test mass of (100 ± 1) kg.
b) Single mountaineering rope in accordance with
EN 892:2004, 3.2 (see also 5.2.2.3). The mountaineering
rope acts as reference deck safety harness and shall be
replaced after each drop (cushioning effect).
Integrated deck safety harness and safety line
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