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Document ID (ISN)108209
CIS number 08-698
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Martínez V.
Title Lifelines
Original title Líneas de vida [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2007, Vol.27, No.108, p.6-22. Illus.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract Working at height involves the risk of falling and requires the adoption of various types of protective systems, such as lifelines. This article describes the characteristics of lifelines, together with the criteria to be considered when designing or selecting this type of equipment. It also explains the correct installation, use and maintenance of these systems.
Descriptors (primary) fall arresters; falls from heights
Descriptors (secondary) anchoring devices; legal aspects; safety by design; fixed ladders; selection of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Construction industry
Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Belts, harnesses and lifelines
Falls from heights