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Fall Arrest Eyebolt Anchors BS EN 795 : 1997 Class A1Fall Arrest Eyebolt Anchors BS EN 795 : 1997 Class A1

Suitable for work positioning, fall arrest, restraint, rope access & rescue, eyebolts & single point anchors offer the user protection from falls from height whilst carrying out external works such as window cleaning, general maintenance, inspection, abseiling and pest control.

CSS Worksafe offer a comprehensive range of removable or fixed eyebolts and single point anchors for use in brick, concrete, masonry, steel, dry lined walls or in conjunction with plasterboard, cladding etc.

Fall arrest eyebolt anchors can be installed internally or externally. They are manufactured from high tensile steel with a galvanized or plastic coated finish or bright polished grade 316 stainless steel.


BS 8213 Part 1:2004 Windows, Doors & Roof lights - Part 1: Design for Safety in Use & During Cleaning of Windows, Including Door-Height Windows & Roof Windows
BS EN 795:1997 Protection Against Falls From A Height - Anchor Devices - Requirements & Testing
BS 7883:2005 Application & Use of Anchor Devices Conforming to BS EN 795
BS EN 365:2004 Personal Protective Equipment Against Falls From Height - General Requirements for Instructions for Use & Marking


Incorrect installation of Fall Arrest Eyebolts & single point anchors can prove fatal.Axial Load Test

Installation should be carried out in accordance with BS 7883:2005 - Application & Use of Anchor Devices Conforming to BS EN 795 and Appendix A of BS EN 795:1997 - Protection Against Falls From A Height - Anchor Devices - Requirements & Testing.

Installation MUST include the testing procedures detailed in these two standards and only be carried out by someone who is competent to do so.

In the case of Anchor Devices installed into brickwork, concrete and masonry a 6kN axial load test of 15 seconds must be performed to ensure the integrity of the fixing. Through fixings require a torque setting of 35Nm.

Pre-use Inspection, Annual Testing & Re-Certification

Before each occasion of use, anchor devices should be visually inspected & checked manually, in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. This should be performed by someone who is competent to do so, preferably the user.

At least once every 12 months each anchor device should be subjected to a periodic examination in accordance with the manufacturers instructions by a competent person. If used for rope access purposes, anchor devices come under the Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), which requires an examination period to be every 6 months.

Label on Class A1 anchorAnchor devices not regularly examined because they are not used on a regular basis should not be used unless they have been inspected within the previous 12 months (or 6 months for rope access purposes).

A suitable label should be provided clearly showing the date of the next inspection & the uses for which the anchor device is intended, e.g. "For Fall Arrest Only", "For Rope Access Only" or "For Work Positioning & Restraint".

For connection of personal fall protection equipment to anchor devices, connectors conforming to BS EN 362 should be used. Detailed advice is given in BS 8437.




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