We noticed you’re not on the correct regional site. Switch to our AMERICAS site for the best experience.
  • BS 8405(2003) : 2003

    Current The latest, up-to-date edition.
    Add to Watchlist
    This Standard has been added successfully to your Watchlist
    Please visit My Watchlist to see all standards that you are watching.
    Please log in or to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    We could not add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please retry or contact support for assistance.
    We could not add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please retry or contact support for assistance.
    You have already added this standard to your Watchlist.
    Visit My Watchlist to view the full list.

    PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AGAINST FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - DESCENDER DEVICES - SINGLE-HAND OPERATED DESCENDER DEVICES FOR SELF OR ASSISTED RESCUE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

    Add to Watchlist

    Add To Cart

    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Requirements
    5 Test methods
    6 Marking
    7 Instructions for use
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Describes performance requirements for descender devices that are controllable by one person using one hand only, to be used for self-rescue, rescue assisted by a second person, or where the rescuer and rescuee descend in tandem.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee PH/5
    Development Note Supersedes 99/566209 DC (03/2003) 2003 Edition Re-Issued in February 2009 & incorporates AMD 1 2009. (03/2009) Supersedes 07/30157027 DC. (04/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS EN 355 : 2002 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AGAINST FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - ENERGY ABSORBERS
    BS 7479(1991) : 1991 METHOD FOR SALT SPRAY CORROSION TESTS IN ARTIFICIAL ATMOSPHERES
    ISO 1141:2012 Fibre ropes Polyester 3-, 4-, 8- and 12-strand ropes
    BS EN 354 : 2010 PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - LANYARDS
    BS EN 341 : 2011 PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - DESCENDER DEVICES FOR RESCUE
    BS EN 1497 : 2007 PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - RESCUE HARNESSES
    BS EN 361 : 2002 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AGAINST FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - FULL BODY HARNESS
    BS EN 360:2002 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Retractable type fall arresters
    BS EN 353-2 : 2002 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AGAINST FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - PART 2: GUIDED TYPE FALL ARRESTERS INCLUDING A FLEXIBLE ANCHOR LINE
    BS EN 362:2004 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. Connectors
    ISO 1140:2012 Fibre ropes Polyamide 3-, 4-, 8- and 12-strand ropes
    BS EN 363:2008 PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    BS EN 353-1 : 2014 PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - GUIDED TYPE FALL ARRESTERS INCLUDING AN ANCHOR LINE - PART 1: GUIDED TYPE FALL ARRESTERS INCLUDING A RIGID ANCHOR LINE
    BS EN 892 : 2012 MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENT - DYNAMIC MOUNTAINEERING ROPES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS EN 813:1997 PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - SIT HARNESSES
    BS EN 364 : 1993 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AGAINST FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - TEST METHODS
    ISO 7000:2014 Graphical symbols for use on equipment Registered symbols
    BS EN ISO 7500-1:2015 Metallic materials — Calibration and verification of static uniaxial testing machines Part 1: Tension/compression testing machines — Calibration and verification of the force-measuring system
    BS EN 358:2000 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR WORK POSITIONING AND PREVENTION OF FALLS FROM A HEIGHT - BELTS FOR WORK POSITIONING AND RESTRAINT AND WORK POSITIONING LANYARDS
    BS EN 1891:1998 Personal protective equipment for the prevention of falls from a height. Low stretch kernmantel ropes
    BS EN 365:2004 Personal protective equipment against falls from a height. General requirements for instructions for use, maintenance, periodic examination, repair, marking and packaging
    • Access your standards online with a subscription

      Features

      • Simple online access to standards, technical information and regulations
      • Critical updates of standards and customisable alerts and notifications
      • Multi - user online standards collection: secure, flexibile and cost effective