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ASTM D1776-98e1 Standard Practice for Conditioning Testing Textiles
ASTM D4268-93 Standard Test Methods for Testing Fiber Ropes
ASTM D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
ASTM F1956-99 Standard Specification for Rescue Carabiners
ASTM F1768-97 Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations
ASTM F1740-96 Standard Guide for Inspection of Nylon, Polyester, or Nylon/Polyester Blend, or Both Kernmantle Rope
ASTM F1772-99 Standard Specification for Climbing Harnesses
ASTM F1773-97 Standard Terminology Relating to Climbing and Mountaineering Equipment and Practices
ASTM F1774-99 Standard Specification for Climbing and Mountaineering Carabiners
ASTM F1775-97 Standard Specification for Labeling of Climbing and Mountaineering Equipment
CEN rope and mountaineering standards:
EN 892: Mountaineering Equipment - Dynamic Mountaineering Ropes - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12275: Mountaineering Equipment - Connectors - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12277: Mountaineering Equipment - Ice-Tools - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12492: Mountaineering Equipment - Harnesses - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12492: Mountaineering Equipment - Safety Helmets - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 564: Mountaineering Equipment - Accessory Cord - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 565: Mountaineering Equipment - Tape - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 566: Mountaineering Equipment - Slings - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12276: Mountaineering Equipment - Frictional Anchors - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12270: Mountaineering Equipment - Chocks - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 567: Mountaineering Equipment - Rope Clamps - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 958: Mountaineering Equipment - Energy Absorbing Systems for Use in Klettersteig (Via Ferrata) Climbing - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 959: Mountaineering Equipment - Rock Anchors - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 568: Mountaineering Equipment - Ice Anchors- Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 569: Mountaineering Equipment - Pitons - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 893: Mountaineering Equipment - Crampons - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 12278: Mountaineering Equipment - Pulleys - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
EN 20139: Textiles - Standard Atmospheres for Conditioning and Testing (ISO 139:1973)
EN 919: Fibre Ropes for General Service - Determination of Certain Physical and Mechanical Properties
Cordage Institue Rope standards and testing methods
CI-1201: Fiber Ropes, General Standard
CI-1403 Terminology for Fiber Rope
CI-1500 Standard Test Methods for Fiber Ropes
CI-1801 Low Stretch/Static Kernmantle Safety Rope
CIB-1.4 Technical Information Manual - General Rope Usage, Operational Guidelines, Rope Fibers, Rope Engineering, Application Engineering
OSHA 29 CFR General Testing Conditions and Additional Guidelines for Personal Fall Protection Systems (Non-mandatory) - 1915 Subpart I App B