Back-up devices for use in rope access and rope rescue. Hands-free back-ups (don't require manual intervention to run up and down the rope) include the Petzl ASAPs and the Rocker. The S-Tec Duck, DMM Catch and ISC Red all require the user to tow or move the device by hand.
A guide to the Conformity Standards:
|EN353-2||Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line.|
|EN354||Personal fall protection equipment. Lanyards.|
|EN358||Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height. Belts and lanyards for work positioning or restraint.|
|EN360||Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Retractable type fall arresters.|
|EN362||Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Connectors.|
|EN365||Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. General requirements for instructions for use, maintenance, periodic examination, repair, marking and packaging.|
|EN1891||Personal protective equipment for the prevention of falls from a height. Low stretch kernmantel ropes.|
|EN12841||Personal fall protection equipment. Rope access systems. Rope adjustment devices.|
|ANSI Z359.1-2007||Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components.|
|ANSI Z359.14:2014||Safety Requirements For Self-Retracting Devices For Personal Fall Arrest And Rescue Systems.|
|EAC||EurAsian Conformity marking confirms full compliance with the “Basic Safety Requirements”, which are specified in the Technical Regulations.|
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