GWO is today (6 December 2022), updating its advice with reference to an item in the equipment lists contained in some standard annexes. This specifically relates to GWO standards with the following codes: ART, ART-R, BST, BSTR, BSTR-P, Lift and WLA
GWO is today (6 December 2022) updating its advice, with reference to an item in the equipment lists contained in some standard annexes. This specifically relates to GWO standards with the following codes: ART, ART-R, BST, BSTR, BSTR-P, Lift and WLA. All other standards are unaffected. This has particular relevance to training equipment recommendations for training undertaken at European or UK based locations.
The equipment list in the annexes to these standards includes a table entitled Country Specific Equipment Standards (precise title varies between standards) covering different equipment specifically. For "full body harnesses" used in Europe and as a separate entry in the table the UK, GWO now only recommends one piece of equipment. The following erroneous references were removed “…or EN 813” (Europe). In UK, “…or BS EN 813”.
A full description of the change can be found in the change log at the front of the new versions available to download from www.globalwindsafety.org .
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