A buying guide for Lanyards & Energy Absorbers

A buying guide for Lanyards & Energy Absorbers

Work positioning

Adjustable lanyards used in conjunction with a fall arrest system.

Fall arrest

For use where there is a potential of a fall. These lanyards have an energy absorber.


    Rope access

    Tree care


    Via Farrata


    Adventure Park

Energy absorbers

These can be bought separately in order to make a fall arrest lanyard. For example, Petzl Absorbica combined with a Petzl Jane lanyard.


    EN 354 Personal fall protection equipment. Lanyards.

    EN 355 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Energy absorbers.

    EN 958 Mountaineering equipment. Energy absorbing systems for use in klettersteig (via ferrata) climbing.

    UIAA 128 Energy absorbing systems.