DS/EN 15151-1:2012

Mountaineering equipment - Braking devices - Part 1: Braking devices with manually assisted locking, safety requirements and test methods


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
Subject:
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Legislation:

Legislation

Harmonized under:
  • Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Harmonized standards:
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Scope

This European Standard specifies safety requirements and test methods for braking devices with manually assisted locking used in mountaineering, climbing and related activities for belaying, with manually assisted locking function, to protect against falls from a height and/or for abseiling with speed regulation.
This European Standard applies to braking devices which are loaded with one person and which use mountaineering ropes according to EN 892. In case of abseiling and lowering down, this standard also applies to braking devices, used with low stretch kernmantel ropes according to EN 1891. It does not apply to manual braking devices which are addressed in EN 15151-2:2012, nor to fully automatic fixed installations.

Number of pages: 24

Published: 2012-09-28

Date of approval: 2012-09-17

International relationships : EN 15151-1:2012 IDT

ICS: 97.220.40 - Outdoor and water sports equipment

Item number: M246749


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 136/WG 5

Danish committee

DS/S-230