RUD Fall Protection Equipment Used Across the Rail Industry

January 11, 2017

Ultimate Safety Working at Heights: Bridge Construction & Tunnelling

Safety is imperative when working at heights and across potentially hazardous working environments. RUD fall protection anchorage points provide an ultimate safety factor by permanently attaching to structures where frequent fall protection is required.

Our Fall Protection product range consists of the PSA-VRS (STARPOINT) and the PSA INOX-STAR; which are certified by the Employers Liability Insurance Association and the Building Industry (BG Bau). The components correspond to the European Directive for “personnel protection equipment” (89/686/EWG) and are marked with the CE-Stamp as well as with the number of person (1 or 2 persons) which can be carried.

The PSA INOX-STAR offers many distinctive features to the user. It can be used as an anchor point for personal protective equipment acc. to DIN EN 795, certified by the German BG BAU (Employer´s insurance association of the building industry). It offers an impressive 50% higher working load limit than the DIN eye bolt and can be turned and adjusted to any load direction 360°. The PSA INOX-STAR is 100% crack detected and offers a high resistance to corrosion.

The PSA STARPOINT is also used as an anchor point for personal protective equipment acc. to DIN EN 795. It offers a safety factor of 4:1, made from forged material 1.6541, high tensile quenched and tempered and is 100% electromagnetic crack inspected according to En 1677-1.

Our Fall Protection equipment is regularly used across the rail sector when working at heights in places such as viaducts, tunnel portals, station roofs, ventilation shafts, signal gantries to bridge construction and tunnelling. They are also used in other industries such as offshore, construction, wind tower maintenance installation and maintenance.

Ensure your workers safety when working at heights with RUD’s Fall Protection Equipment: Contact us now for more info: