Back to ANSI/ASSP Z359.7-2011 Qualification and Verification Testing of Fall Protection Products
Protecting workers from a fall and arresting their fall requires many different elements and products. The ANSI/ASSP Z359 standards covers fall protection and those fall protection products. This standard in particular addresses the testing requirements for each of the products. It includes requirements for third-party testing, witness testing and manufacturer testing of fall protection products to the requirements of the ANSI/ASSP Z359 standards. Before any product shall bear an ANSI/ASSP Z359 marking or be represented in any way as being in compliance with any ANSI/ASSP Z359 standard, the requirements of this standard as well as the associated product standard shall be met.
Table of Contents
1. Scope, Purpose, Applications, Exceptions, and Interpretations
1.2 Purpose and Application
4.1 Test Equipment
4.2 Test Specimens
5. Accreditation Body
6. Fall Protection Product Qualification and/or Verification Testing Options
7. Testing Laboratories
8. Duties and Responsibilities of Testing Laboratories
9. Duties and Responsibilities of the Manufacturer
10. Verification Testing
Appendix A – Illustrations
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