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    Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Fall-arrest devices

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    Superseded date:  06-03-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 1891.3:1997 INDUSTRIAL FALL-ARREST SYSTEMS AND DEVICES - FALL-ARREST DEVICES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.3.1 Anchorage point
    7 - 1.3.2 Anchorage line
    7 - 1.3.3 Connection point
    7 - 1.3.4 Fall-arrest device
    7 - 1.3.5 Shall
    7 - 1.3.6 Should
    7 - 1.4 CLASSIFICATION
    7 - 1.5 SELECTION, USE AND MAINTENANCE
    7 - 1.6 ACCEPTANCE OF MATERIAL SUPPLIED FROM OVERSEAS
    8 - SECTION 2 DESIGN
    8 - 2.1 GENERAL
    8 - 2.1.1 Working parts
    8 - 2.1.2 Inertia sensing
    8 - 2.1.3 Performance requirements
    8 - 2.1.4 Orientation
    8 - 2.1.5 Self-locking
    8 - 2.1.6 Environmental conditions
    8 - 2.1.7 Operation
    8 - 2.1.8 Attachment to anchorage line
    8 - 2.1.9 Suitability for use
    8 - 2.2 COMPONENTS
    8 - 2.2.1 General
    8 - 2.2.2 Finish
    8 - 2.2.3 Corrosion protection coatings
    9 - 2.2.4 Attachment hardware
    9 - 2.2.5 Provisions for use in flammable or explosive conditions
    10 - 2.2.6 Energy absorbers
    10 - 2.2.7 Brakes for Type 3 devices
    10 - 2.3 ANCHORAGE LINES
    10 - 2.3.1 General
    10 - 2.3.2 Fibre rope anchorage lines
    10 - 2.3.3 Webbing anchorage lines
    10 - 2.3.4 Steel cables
    10 - 2.3.5 Rigid rails
    11 - 2.3.6 End stops
    11 - 2.3.7 Connectors
    11 - 2.4 LANYARDS
    12 - SECTION 3 PERFORMANCE AND TESTING
    12 - 3.1 SCHEDULE OF TESTING
    12 - 3.2 ENDURANCE TEST
    12 - 3.3 LOCKING PERFORMANCE AFTER CONDITIONING
    12 - 3.4 DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE
    13 - 3.5 STRENGTH TEST
    13 - 3.6 PERFORMANCE OF LANYARDS
    13 - 3.7 STATIC TEST FOR ENERGY ABSORBERS
    13 - 3.8 ATTACHMENT HARDWARE - PROOF LOADING
    14 - SECTION 4 INSTRUCTIONS AND MARKING
    14 - 4.1 INSTRUCTIONS
    14 - 4.2 MARKING OF FALL-ARREST DEVICES
    14 - 4.2.1 General information
    14 - 4.2.2 Serial number
    15 - APPENDIX A - ENDURANCE TEST
    15 - A1 SCOPE
    15 - A2 PRINCIPLE
    15 - A3 PROCEDURE
    15 - A3.1 Type 1 devices
    15 - A3.2 Type 2 and Type 3 devices
    15 - A4 REPORT
    17 - APPENDIX B - LOCKING PERFORMANCE AFTER CONDITIONING
    17 - B1 SCOPE
    17 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    17 - B3 MATERIALS
    17 - B4 APPARATUS
    18 - B5 CONDITIONING PROCEDURES
    18 - B5.1 Conditioning to dust
    18 - B5.2 Conditioning to wet
    18 - B5.3 Conditioning to cold
    18 - B5.4 Conditioning to heat
    19 - B5.5 Conditioning of anchorage lines to oil
    19 - B6 PROCEDURE
    19 - B7 REPORT
    20 - APPENDIX C - DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE TESTS
    20 - C1 SCOPE
    20 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    20 - C3 APPARATUS
    20 - C4 CONDITIONING
    20 - C5 PROCEDURES
    20 - C5.1 Type 1 fall-arrest device - Flexible anchorage line
    21 - C5.2 Type 1 fall-arrest device - Rigid rail anchorage line
    21 - C5.3 Type 2 and Type3 fall-arrest device
    21 - C6 REPORT
    24 - APPENDIX D - STRENGTH TESTS
    24 - D1 SCOPE
    24 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    24 - D3 APPARATUS
    24 - D4 PROCEDURES
    24 - D4.1 Type 1 fall-arrest devices
    24 - D4.2 Type 2 and Type 3 fall-arrest devices
    24 - D5 REPORT
    25 - APPENDIX E - LANYARD DYNAMIC TEST
    25 - E1 SCOPE
    25 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    25 - E3 APPARATUS
    25 - E4 PROCEDURE
    25 - E5 REPORT

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    Specifies requirements for the design and performance of fall-arrest devices comprising those which travel down either a fixed or flexible anchorage line, and those which pay out an anchorage line.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for the design and performance of fall-arrest devices comprising devices which travel along either a fixed or flexible anchorage line, and those which pay out an anchorage line.

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    Committee SF-015
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Revision Of
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1891.3-1992.
    Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1891.3:1997. First published as AS 1891.3-1992. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1891.3:1997.

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    AS 4142.3-1993 Fibre ropes Man-made fibre rope for static life rescue lines
    AS 1231-2000 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Anodic oxidation coatings
    AS 1231-1985 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Anodized coatings for architectural applications
    AS 2193-2005 Calibration and classification of force-measuring systems (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1891.1:1995 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Safety belts and harnesses
    AS 1897-1976 Electroplated coatings on threaded components (metric coarse series)
    AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices Harnesses and ancillary equipment
    AS 3569-1989 Steel wire ropes
    AS K132.1-1973 Electroplated coatings on threaded fasteners - Cadmium on steel
    AS 1192-2004 Electroplated coatings - Nickel and chromium (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1790-1984 Electroplated coatings - Cadmium on iron or steel
    AS 1650-1989 Hot-dipped galvanized coatings on ferrous articles
    AS 1192-1982 Electroplated coatings - Nickel and chromium
    AS 1789-2003 Electroplated zinc (electrogalvanized) coatings on ferrous articles (batch process) (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 4142.1-1993 Fibre ropes Care and safe usage
    AS 2193-1978 Methods for calibration and grading of force-measuring systems of testing machines
    AS K132.2-1973 Electroplated coatings on threaded fasteners - Zinc on steel
    AS 4142.2-1993 Fibre ropes Three-strand hawser-laid and eight-strand plaited
    AS 4626-1993 Industrial fall-arrest devices - Selection, use and maintenance
    AS 1789-1984 Electroplated coatings - Zinc on iron or steel

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