Standards and regulations for fall protection

An overview of standards, information and legal guidelines in the area of ​​fall protection and personal protective equipment (PPE) against falls is available here. For more in-depth insights into the definition and different types of fall protection, see our detailed article.

Legal requirements and standards at a glance

It is of utmost importance to be aware of the applicable standards and regulations for fall protection and fall protection PPE. Our article provides a comprehensive overview of all relevant information, standards and legal regulations on this topic.

Occupational safety and operational safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (ArbSchG) and the Industrial Safety Ordinance (BetrSichV) are essential for ensuring a safe working environment. Our products meet all the requirements of these laws and set new standards in terms of safety.

Overview of the regulations and standards for fall protection

  • DGUV regulation 1: General regulations
  • BGV D32/DGUV regulation 75: Work on masts, overhead lines and overhead line systems
  • DGUV-R 112-198: Personal protective equipment against falls
  • EN 341 – Descenders
  • EN 353-2 – mobile fall arresters on movable guides
  • EN 354 – Fasteners
  • EN 355 – Energy absorber
  • EN 358 – personal protective equipment for restraint function and fall prevention
  • EN 360 – height safety devices
  • EN 361 – Full body harnesses (side eyelets EN 358, working in hanging positions EN813)
  • EN 362 – Fasteners (e.g. snap hooks, mountaineering hooks)
  • EN 363 – Fall arrest systems
  • EN 365 – General requirements for operating instructions, maintenance, regular inspection, repairs,
    labeling and packaging
  • EN 795 – Anchor devices (mobile and permanent anchor points)
  • EN 528 – Mandatory regular inspection by a competent person of all storage and retrieval machines (especially high-bay warehouses)

Accident prevention and DGUV guidelines

The German Statutory Accident Insurance (DGUV) lays down specific regulations for construction projects and fall protection. Our products not only meet these specifications, but also exceed them through advanced technologies and high-quality materials.

Collective and individual risk protection

We understand the importance of collective and individual protection. Our products offer comprehensive solutions for both approaches to ensure optimal safety for all work areas.

Audit obligations and controls

Regular inspection of fall protection is essential. Our products are designed to meet testing requirements and provide all necessary information, including testing center number, year of production and serial number.

Maintenance and documentation

The maintenance, cleaning and storage of fall protection systems are crucial to their effectiveness. Our products are maintained and documented in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions to ensure maximum safety.

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Standards and regulations for fall protection

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