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ASSP, the American Society of Safety Professionals, is a global association of Occupational Safety and Health Professionals consisting of over 37,000 members. ASSP develops and publishes standards focusing on the protection of people, property, and the environment. ASSP also serves as the administrator for the U.S. TAG (United States Technical Advisory Group) to ISO/PC 262 (International Organization for Standardization/Project Committee). Standards from ASSP are available both individually, directly through the ANSI webstore, and as part of a Standards Subscription. If you or your organization are interested in easy, managed, online access to standards that can be shared, a Standards Subscription may be what you need - please contact us at: or 1-212-642-4980 or Request Proposal Price.

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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.


Laboratory Ventilation

Every laboratory will benefit from this outline of laboratory ventilation requirements and practices. Chapters include performance tests, air cleaning, preventive maintenance, and work practices. Five appendices covering definitions, terms and units are included. Those involved in laboratory management, including chemical hygiene hygiene officers, campus and institutional health and safety staff, industrial hygienists, and environmental health and safety staff will benefit from this standard. 

ANSI/ASSP A10.8-2019

Scaffolding Safety Requirements

This standard establishes safety requirements for the construction, operation, maintenance and use of scaffolds used in the construction, alteration, demolition and maintenance of buildings and structures. This standard does not cover permanently installed suspended scaffold systems or aerial platforms.

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/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 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 A10.48-2016

Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communication Structures

This standard establishes minimum criteria for safe work practices and training for personnel performing work on communication structures including antenna and antenna supporting structures, broad-cast and other similar structures supporting communication related equipment.

ANSI/ASSE Z15.1-2017

Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations

This standard sets forth practices for the safe management and operation of motor vehicles owned or operated by organizations, including: definitions, management, leadership and administration operational environment, driver considerations, vehicle considerations, incident reporting and analysis. These practices are designed for use by those having the responsibility for the administration and operation of motor vehicles for organizational business.


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