ASTM-F1772 Standard Specification for Harnesses for Rescue and Sport Activities

ASTM-F1772 - 2017 EDITION - CURRENT
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This specification covers the tests and corresponding performance and design requirements for climbing harnesses used in the sports of rock, ice, and snow climbing. Three types of harnesses are covered by this specification: full body harnesses, sit harnesses, and chest harnesses. Representative samples of harnesses shall be tested for minimum strength to evaluate their suitability for use in climbing.

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Scope

1.1 This specification covers harnesses for human use in technical rope rescue and climbing, mountaineering, caving, canyoneering, and other rope-based sport activities. It establishes requirements for the testing, performance, and marking of harnesses and for the instructions that are supplied with them.

1.2 This specification may contain test methods that do not entirely simulate real-life situations. The test methods are designed to give reproducible results in a laboratory and, thereby, a means for product comparison.

1.3 Three types of harnesses are covered by this specification: full body harnesses, sit harnesses, and chest harnesses.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Keywords

canyoneering harness; caving harness; climbing harness; climbing and mountaineering equipment; harness; rescue equipment; rescue harness;; ICS Number Code 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

13.02 (Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment)

To find similar documents by classification:

97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment Including equipment for mountaineering, football, tennis, swimming, diving, etc. Personal flotation devices (life jackets), see 13.340.70 Small craft, see 47.080)

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Document Number

ASTM-F1772-17

Revision Level

2017 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision with Title Change

Publication Date

Nov. 15, 2017

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

4 pages

Committee Number

F32.01