ASSP - ANSI Z359.13
Personal Energy Absorbers and Energy Absorbing Lanyards
|Publication Date:||1 January 2013|
This standard establishes requirements for the performance, design criteria, marking, qualification and verification testing, instructions, inspections, maintenance and removal from service of personal energy absorbers and energy absorbing lanyards for users within the capacity range of 130 to 310 pounds (59 - 140 kg.).
This standard is for use by organizations where employees are exposed to fall hazards.
Purpose and Applications.
Before any equipment shall bear the marking Z359.13 (personal energy absorbers and energy absorbing lanyards) or be represented in any way as being in compliance with this standard, all requirements of this standard shall be met.
Exceptions. The requirements of this standard do not address window cleaning belts and sports related activities.
Interpretations. Requests for interpretations of this standard shall be in writing and addressed to the Secretariat of this standard.
The requirements of this standard supersede any corresponding requirements in the ANSI/ASSE Z359.1-2007, Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems, and Components.