ASSP - ANSI Z359.7
Qualification & Verification Testing of Fall Protection Products
|Publication Date:||1 January 2019|
This standard specifies requirements for equipment, facilities, specimens to be sampled and documentation when testing ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Code products. This standard commonly addresses the requirements for qualification and verification testing for all ANSI/ASSP Z359 product standards, as required by ANSI/ASSP Z359.1, The Fall Protection Code.
The purpose of this standard is to provide a process for fall protection products to be qualified, verified and documented as conforming to the testing requirements of ANSI/ASSP Z359 product standards. Specific provisions are provided for:
• qualification testing, data collection and maintenance
• verification testing
• substantiation of processes to maintain manufacturing quality
• declaration of conformity
• roles and responsibilities of manufacturers, testing facilities and certification bodies that participate in the process
Before any product shall bear an ANSI/ASSP Z359 number or be represented in any way as being in compliance with any ANSI/ASSP Z359 standard, the requirements of this standard as well as the respective product standard shall be met.