Key Fall Prevention Standards

The European Commission has published a number of Key Fall Prevention Standards intended to control the design and use of rescue and personal protection equipment against falls from height. These standards must be adhered to, and are applicable in all the member states.

  • EN34 1Descending devices
  • EN353-1 Guided type fall arresters including a rigid anchor line
  • EN353-2 Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line
  • EN35 4 Lanyards (Restraint)
  • EN355 Lanyards (Shock absorbing)
  • EN358 Belts and lanyards for work positioning and restraint
  • EN360 Retractable type fall arresters
  • EN361 Full body harness
  • EN362 Connectors
  • EN397 Industrial safety helmets
  • EN795 Anchor devices (requirements and tests)
  • EN813 Suspension Harnesses
  • EN1496 Rescue lifting devices
  • EN1497 Rescue harnesses