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ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code Package v3.0

ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code Package Version 3.0

The Z359 Fall Protection Code - Version 3.0 package includes

  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.0-2012 - Definitions and Nomenclature Used for Fall Protection and Fall Arrest
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.1-2016 - Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2017 - Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.3-2017 - Safety Requirements for Positioning and Travel Restraint Systems
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.4-2013 - Safety Requirements for Assisted-Rescue and Self-Rescue Systems, Subsystems and Components
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.6-2016 - Specifications and Design Requirements for Active Fall Protection Systems
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.7-2011 - Qualification and Verification Testing of Fall Protection Products
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.11-2014 - Safety Requirements for Full Body Harnesses
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.12-2009 - Connecting Components for Personal Fall Arrest System
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013 - Personal Energy Absorbers and Energy Absorbing Lanyards
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.14-2014 - Safety Requirements for Self-Retracting Devices For Personal Fall Arrest and Rescue Systems
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.15-2014 - Safety Requirements for Single Anchor Lifelines and Fall Arresters for Personal Fall Arrest and Rescue Systems
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.16-2016 - Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems
  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.18-2017 - Safety Requirements for Anchorage Connectors for Active Fall Protection Systems - Part of the Fall Protection Code

    Reference Standards and Documents

  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.1-1992 (R1999) - Historical Document
  • ANSI/ASSE A10.32-2012
  • ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2016

ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2017

Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program

This standard establishes criteria and requirements for an employerÆs fall protection program including policies, duties and responsibilities, training, survey and identification of fall hazards, fall protection procedures, eliminating or controlling fall hazards, rescue procedures, program implementation, incident investigation and evaluating program effectiveness.

ANSI/ASSE A1264.1-2017

Safety Requirements for Workplace Walking/Working Surfaces and Their Access; Workplace, Floor, Wall and Roof Openings; Stairs and Guardrail/Handrail Systems

This standard sets forth safety requirements in industrial and workplace situations for protecting persons in areas/places where danger exists of persons or objects falling from elevated walking and work surfaces such as floor, roof or wall openings, platforms, runways, ramps, fixed stairs or roofs in normal, temporary and emergency conditions.

ANSI/ASSP Z10.0-2019

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

This standard defines requirements for an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) and provides flexibility in how to conform to the requirements of this standard in a manner appropriate to each organization and commensurate with its occupational health and safety (OHS) risks.

ANSI/ASSE A10.4-2016

Safety Requirements for Personnel Hoists and Employee Elevators on Construction and Demolition Sites

This standard applies to the design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alterations and repair of hoists and elevators that 1) are not an integral part of buildings, 2) are installed inside or outside buildings or structures during construction, alteration, demolition or operations and 3) are used to raise and lower workers and other personnel connected with or related to the structure. These personnel hoists and employee elevators may also be used for transporting materials under specific circumstances defined in this standard.

ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017

Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs

This standard sets forth accepted practices for hydrogen sulfide (H2S) safety training and instruction of affected personnel to include, but not be limited to, the following: minimum informational content of the course recommended exercises and drills; refresher training requirements; H2S Safety Instructor qualification; properties and characteristics of H2S; sources of H2S and areas of potential exposure; typical site-specific safe work practices associated with H2S operations; detection methods for H2S; selection, use and care of personal protective equipment appropriate for atmospheres containing H2S concentrations above the Threshold Limit Value-Time Weighted Average (TLV-TWA);? rescue techniques and first aid procedures for victims of H2S exposure.;H2S Safety Instructor qualifications.

ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z9.5 and ANSI/ASHRAE 110 - Laboratory Ventilation Package


The ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z9.5 and ANSI/ASHRAE 110 - Laboratory Ventilation Package provides requirements and best practices for laboratory ventilation systems to protect personnel from physical harm and overexposure to harmful or potentially harmful airborne contaminants generated within the laboratory. ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z9.5 and ANSI/ASHRAE 110 - Laboratory Ventilation Package also provides performance test methods for laboratory fume hoods. ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z9.5 and ANSI/ASHRAE 110 - Laboratory Ventilation Package includes:

ANSI/ASHRAE 110-2016

ANSI/ASSP A10.31-2019

Safety Requirements, Definitions and Specifications for Digger Derrick

This standard applies to special multipurpose vehicle-mounted machines, commonly known as digger derricks. These machines are primarily designed to accommodate components that dig holes and/or set poles and position materials and apparatus. Note: Depending on their use, digger derricks may be defined as a crane by government regulations, and operator’s certification may be required.


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