ASSP - Z359.12
Connecting Components for Personal Fall Arrest Systems
|Publication Date:||1 January 2009|
This standard establishes requirements for the performance, design, marking, qualification, test methods and removal from service of connectors.
Body belts, window cleaner belts, chest-waist harnesses and chest harnesses, even when referred to as body supports, are not addressed by the provisions of this fall protection standard.
Purpose and Applications.
This standard addresses only components that are used in the interconnection of a complete unit, intended to be used as a primary single link to a permanent anchorage connector, and/or intended to be used as a primary attachment point.
This standard addresses fall protection hardware used in occupations requiring personal protection against falls from heights and applies to the manufacturers, distributors, purchasers and users of such equipment.
Before any equipment shall bear the marking of the connector standard or be represented in any way as being in compliance with this standard, all requirements of this standard shall be met.