AS/NZS 1891.1:2007

Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Part 1: Harnesses and ancillary equipment

This document has been re-assessed by the committee, and judged to still be up to date.

Specifies requirements for the materials, design, manufacture and testing of harnesses, lanyards, pole straps and associated equipment including connecting devices and personal energy absorbers for industrial restraint and fall-arrest purposes.

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Amendment history

Supersedes

Publishing information

Status: CURRENT

Published: 30/07/2007

Pages: 52

Committee:  SF/15

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Approved Code of Practice for Safety and Health in Arboriculture (2012)

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  3.2.6

Citation Context:
Harnesses shall conform to the relevant AS/NZS 1891 Standards or equivalent.

Industrial Rope Access in New Zealand: Best Practice Guidelines

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  Appendix 4 List of Standards

Citation Context:
Energy absorbers, Harnesses, Lanyards, AS/NZS 1891.1 2007

Approved Code Of Practice For Safety And Health In Forest Operations (2012)

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  3.9.1

Citation Context:
Safety harnesses, belts and lanyards used in silviculture, harvesting and seed collection shall comply with either: AS/NZS 1891 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices, Part 1 Harness and ancillary equipment and Part 3 Fall-arrest devices, or ...

Best practice guidelines for working on roofs

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  11 Definitions

Citation Context:
Fall arrest system: An assembly of interconnected components comprising a harness connected to an anchorage point or anchorage system either directly or by means of a lanyard or pole strap, and whose purpose is to arrest a fall in accordance with the principles and requirements of AS/NZS 1891.

Industrial Rope Access in New Zealand: Best Practice Guidelines

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  5.6

Citation Context:
Harnesses (applicable standards: ...AS/NZS 1891:1). Lanyards (applicable standards: ...AS/NZS 1891.1).

Approved Code Of Practice For Load-Lifting Rigging

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  1.4 Definitions

Citation Context:
Fall-arrest system: An assembly of interconnected components comprising a harness connected to an anchorage point or anchorage system either directly or by means of a lanyard or pole strap, and whose purpose is to arrest a fall in accordance with the principles and requirements of AS NZS 1891 (series). Note: Years of publication are subject to change without notice. Please use the most current version available.

Best Practice Guidelines for Demolition in New Zealand

Ministry:  New Zealand Demolition and Asbestos Association
Section:  5.6.4

Citation Context:
If safety harnesses, lanyards, static lines or inertia-reel systems are going to be used, it should be first ascertained that: the safety harnesses comply with AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 (Industrial fall arrest systems and devices - Harnesses and ancillary equipment);... ...harnesses and other equipment are maintained in accordance with AS/NZS 1891.1; static lines and anchorages are designed for strength and movement restraint in accordance with AS/NZS 1891.1; and...

Best practice guidelines for working on roofs

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  13 Publications

Citation Context:
AS/NZS 1891.1–3: Industrial fall arrest systems and devices

A Guide For Safe Working Practices In The New Zealand Theatre & Entertainment Industry

Ministry:  Entertainment Technology NZ
Section:  ELEVATING WORKING PLATFORMS (EWP)AND MOBILE ELEVATED PLATFORMS

Citation Context:
Relevant Legislation and Documents: ... ASNZ 1891 Industrial fall arrest systems and devices Part 1-4...

A Guide For Safe Working Practices In The New Zealand Theatre & Entertainment Industry

Ministry:  Entertainment Technology NZ
Section:  RIGGING AND FLYING OPERATIONS / FLYING OF PERFORMERS

Citation Context:
RIGGING - Relevant Legislation and Documents: ... ASNZS 1891... Equipment specifications: ASNZS 1891...

A Guide For Safe Working Practices In The New Zealand Theatre & Entertainment Industry

Ministry:  Entertainment Technology NZ
Section:  WORKING AT HEIGHTS

Citation Context:
Relevant Legislation and Documents: ... ASNZ 1891 Industrial Fall Arrest Systems and Devices Part 1 – 4...

Approved Code Of Practice For Cranes

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  3.1(17)

Citation Context:
Every controller of a crane is to take all practicable steps to:... ...(17) ensure that safety lines, when fitted, comply with AS/NZS 1891: Industrial Fall Arrest Systems and Devices

Approved Code Of Practice For Cranes

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  Appendix F

Citation Context:
(1) Fall-arrest equipment systems, in accordance with AS/NZS 1891 shall be installed and used at all times on tower cranes where the possibility of a fall exists for any personnel (includes, but not limited to, erection, operation, service and instructional personnel), except on the following areas... ...(2) Installations of fall-arrest equipment systems on cranes (eg. fixed safety lines along jibs and up ladders) need to be designed, certified and installed in accordance with AS/NZS 1891 and must include all necessary supports to achieve minimum deflection and shock absorption systems and anchorages, and consist of materials capable of maintaining their integrity over the life of the crane installation.

Best Practice Guideline For Scaffolding In New Zealand

Ministry:  Scaffolding and Rigging New Zealand
Section:  1.2.1.1

Citation Context:
Relevant standards are those related to… …This includes but is not limited to the following: ...AS/NZS 1891.1 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Harnesses and ancillary equipment...

Best Practice Guideline For Scaffolding In New Zealand

Ministry:  Scaffolding and Rigging New Zealand
Section:  9.1.1

Citation Context:
Table 15 contains a general list of applicable relevant standards a number of which have been consulted in the preparation of the BPG. Additional information on particular standards and specific referencing are contained at various points throughout this

Approved Code Of Practice For Load-Lifting Rigging

Ministry:  WorkSafe New Zealand
Section:  APPENDIX 5: REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

Citation Context:
AS/NZS 1981 (sic - should be AS/NZS 1891) Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices (series). Note: Years of publication are subject to change without notice. Please use the most current version available.

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