This European Standard specifies the requirements, test methods, marking, information supplied by
the manufacturer and packaging for guided type fall arresters including a rigid anchor line. This
anchor line is usually attached to or integrated in ladders or rungs adequately fixed to suitable
structures. Guided type fall arresters including a rigid anchor line conforming to this European
Standard are components of one of the fall arrest systems covered by EN 363.
This European Standard applies to rigid anchor lines which are intended to be installed vertically
and/or with a combination of forward-leaning angle and/or sideways leaning angle between the true
vertical and the vertical +15° (see Figure 2).
Multi-user applications, i.e. rigid anchor lines that allow more than one user to be attached at any one
time, are not addressed in this document.