What standards should rope access equipment be tested to?


  • SPRAT’s Regulatory Assistance Committee maintains a Work at Height Standard Reference which presents a non-exhaustive list of standards that may pertain to equipment used in rope access.
  • As stated in that document, “ensuring that a standard, or specific equipment conforming to a standard, is appropriate for specific rope access applications and/or for meeting presiding regulatory authority requirements is a requirement within a properly managed rope access program.” For assistance with regulatory compliance, SPRAT also maintains a Presiding Regulatory Authority Reference
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