SS 588-1:2013

Personal equipment for protection against falls – Rope access systems - Part 1 : Fundamental principles for a system of work


Sets out the fundamental principles and is applicable to situations where ropes are used as the primary means of access, egress or support and as the primary means of protection against a fall, on both man-made and natural features.




Status Current
Edition 2013
No. of Pages 15
ICS Classification 13.340.60 Protection against falling and slipping
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption ISO 22846-1 : 2003 MOD