SS 588-2:2013

Personal equipment for protection against falls – Rope access systems - Part 2 : Code of practice


Expands on the fundamental principles, giving recommendations for planning and management, operative competence and responsibilities of personnel, supervision, the selection, use and care of equipment, and advice on how to implement a safe system of work. Modifications due to the particular needs of the rope access industry have been made.

Not intended for rope access methods for leisure activities, emergency evacuation/rescue work, rescue training, arboriculture, or steeplejack methods.




Status Current
Edition 2013
No. of Pages 61
ICS Classification 13.340.60 Protection against falling and slipping
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption ISO 22846-2 : 2012 MOD