ATTENTION: New CSA Load Test Requirements

  • One of our trusted installers, Matthew, load testing a Pro-Bel roof anchor.

The new CSA update, published in June 2020, requires on-site post-installation load testing of anchors and other permanently installed suspended access equipment.
 As of June 2020, CSA Z271:20 "Design of Suspended Access Equipment" outlines a new requirement for on-site post-installation load testing of anchors and other permanently installed suspended access equipment. 
 
Read below to see how this may affect you:
AFFECTS
Building Permit applications submitted after May 31, 2020
ON-SITE LOADING TESTING
now required to be performed on "anchors" following installation and before use.
ENGINEER OF RECORD
for the project must provide a letter confirming structure has been designed and constructed to take the applied test loads (prior to testing.)
PREVIOUSLY
only equipment installed with adhesive bolts required load testing.
EXEMPTIONS
On-site load testing of Equipment Tie-Ins (Stabilization buttons) and Horizontal Lifelines (cable, end connections, etc.) and Line-Redirectors are exempt.
 
Download Pro-Bel's white paper for more details on the new CSA Update

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If you have any questions, please contact us and one of our compliance specialists will be happy to help you!


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