Fall 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.
8213 Part 1:2004
Doors & Roof lights - Part 1: Design for Safety in
Use & During Cleaning of Windows, Including Door-Height
Windows & Roof Windows
Falls From A Height - Anchor Devices - Requirements &
& Use of Anchor Devices Conforming to BS EN 795
Equipment Against Falls From Height - General Requirements
for Instructions for Use & Marking
Incorrect installation of Fall Arrest Eyebolts & single
point anchors can prove fatal.
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
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.
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
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
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.