ESTA - E1.39
Entertainment Technology – Selection and Use of Personal Fall Arrest Systems on Portable Structures Used in the Entertainment Industry
|Publication Date:||1 January 2021|
This standard establishes minimum requirements for the selection and use of personal fall arrest systems (PFAS) on portable structures in the entertainment industry. In addition, the standard establishes minimum requirements for products and portable structures used in the service of PFAS. The requirements for other methods used to protect workers from fall hazards such as safety nets, guard rails, and rope access techniques are not included in this standard. This standard does not preclude the use of other appropriate standards to promote fall protection safety.
E1.1 Portable structures include some scaffolding, tensile structures, tents, and suspended and supported modular truss structures
The purpose of this document is to provide employers and workers methods for protecting workers that meet or exceed current standards for PFAS.
E1.2 It is the intent of this document to clarify existing standards as an aid to manufacturers, employers and workers in creating a safe work environment in the entertainment industry.