Standards & regulations
This standard sets down the examination and certification criteria for guided type fall arresters with an anchor line. It is divided into two parts.
The first part of the standard (EN 353-1) refers to guided type fall arresters with a rigid anchor line. It defines the requirements for the materials, load-bearing capacity and resistance to corrosion and also describes how these are to be checked. Further information on this topic can be found in our entry on vertical lifelines.
The second part of the standard (EN 353-2) refers to guided type fall arresters with a flexible anchor line. The content is structured as in Part 1. Further information on this topic can be found in our entry on guided type fall arresters.
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