Fall protective equipment


During an activity performed at a dangerous height (more than 2 m from the ground level or from a reference base*), where the risk of falling is present, the personnel must be equipped with special personal protective equipment against falling from height. The lack of an appropriate equipment or its incorrect use, the use of an out of order or eroded equipment are well known causes of the occurrence of an accident by falling from height. *reference base - a place where protective measures have been taken and there is no risk of falling. By „personal protective equipment against falling from height" we define the total amount of elements and components mounted in a certain succession, with the purpose of preventing or arresting a falling from height.