Monday, October 01, 2007
Safety warning: HACA fixed rail vertical fall arrest system: "Manufactured by HACA Leitern, Lorenz Hazenbach GmbH, Bad Camberg, Germany BS EN 353-1:2002 Fall Arrest Equipment Warning 1. The fixed rail vertical fall arrest system type 0529.7102 manufactured by the German company HACA Leitern has failed tests under BS EN 353-1:2002, the appropriate standard for such equipment, and a further important test advised by HSE in 2004. HSE advises users to cease use of this particular device as a matter of urgency and consult with your safety adviser and supplier about a safe alternative.( See paragraph 2 for a description of this type of equipment)."