AVANTI FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM

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AVANTI FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM
User’s, Installation and Maintenance Manual
Model Runner System 2000/2002
AVANTI Fall Protection System
User‘s Manual and Installation Instructions
All safety statements, specifications, hazards, and inspections defined shall apply only to the version of product specified in this manual. The images and
representations in this manual may vary slightly from the actual product you are using; please review your product label(s) to ensure a proper match.
Date of publication:
9th Edition: April 2013
Revision 1: 24/6/13
Manufacturer:
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Index
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Caution . . . . . . . . . . .
Danger . . . . . . . . . . . .
Description of equipment .
3.1 Purpose . . . . . . . . .
3.2 Function . . . . . . . . .
3.3 Component overview .
Daily inspection . . . . . . .
Instructions for use . . . . .
Maintenance . . . . . . . .
Annual inspection . . . . .
Ordering spare parts . . . .
Marking . . . . . . . . . . .
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Installation manual
0 Fitting instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1
11 Inspection before initial use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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15
Appendix A: Inspection checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Appendix B: Daily inspection checklist /Visual test for Runner System
2000/2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Appendix C: Registration form for the FPS . . . . . . . . . . . 20
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Limited Warranty
Avanti Wind Systems A/S warrants that commencing from the date of
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CON-
shipment to the Customer, and continuing for a period of the longer
DITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
of 365 days thereafter, or the period set forth in the standard Avanti
NON-INFRINGEMENT, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, COURSE OF DEALING,
warranty, the Fall Protection System (“Product”) described in this
LAW, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE ARE HERBY EXCLUDED TO THE MAX-
Manual will be free from defects in material and workmanship under
IMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND ARE EXPRESSLY
normal use and service when installed and operated in accordance
DISCLAIMED BY AVANTI. IF, PURSUANT TO ANY APPLICABLE LAW, TO
with the provisions of this Manual.
THE EXTENT AN IMPLIED WARRANTY CANNOT BE EXCLUDED AS PROVIDED IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY IS LIM-
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This warranty is made only to the original user of the Product. The
ITED IN TIME TO THE SAME DURATION AS THE EXPRESS WARRANTY
sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of Avanti under
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT
this limited warranty, shall be, at the option of Avanti, a replacement
LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THIS MAY
of the Product (including incidental and freight charges paid by the
NOT APPLY TO A GIVEN CUSTOMER. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES
Customer) with a similar new or reconditioned Product of equivalent
CUSTOMER SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND CUSTOMER MAY HAVE
value, or a refund of the purchase price if the Product is returned to
OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS. This disclaimer shall
Avanti, freight and insurance prepaid. The obligations of Avanti are
apply even if the express warranty fails of its essential purpose.
expressly conditioned upon return of the Product in strict accordance
with the return procedures of Avanti.
In any cases of dispute the English original shall be taken as
authoritative.
This warranty does not apply if the Product (i) has been altered without the authorization of Avanti or its authorized representative; (ii)
has not been installed, operated, repaired, or maintained in accordance with this Manual or other instructions from Avanti; (iii) has been
subjected to abuse, neglect, casualty, or negligence; (iv) has been
furnished by Avanti to Customer without charge; or (v) has been sold
on an “AS-IS” basis.
Except as specifically set forth in this Limited Warranty, ALL EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES,
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1 Caution
a) A competent is familiar with and is trained within the AVANTI Fall Protection System (FPS), and the following standards: EN 363, EN 353-1. An
AVANTI Fall Protection Technician has succesfully participated in the
AVANTI Fall Protection course and is considered competent. A user is
familiar with the correct usage of the FPS and have had an introduction
to personal protection equipment.
b) Assembly, maintenance and testing of the FPS may only be performed
by a competent person.
c) Users are obliged to read and understand this User’s Manual.
d) A copy of the User’s Manual must be handed out to the fall protection
users and must be available for reference.
e) If more than one person is trusted with one of the above tasks, the
employer shall appoint a supervisor in charge of operation.
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f) If the FPS is re-sold outside the original country of destination the
reseller shall provide instructions for use, for maintenance, for periodic
examination and for repair in the language of the country in which the
product is to be used.
g)The ladder system shall be capable of supporting 15 kN. This shall be
verified by calculations made by a qualified engineer or by static load
testing.
2 Danger
a)The FPS may not be used by persons under influence of alcohol or
drugs that may jeopardize working safety.
b) Only people instructed to the FPS by a qualified trainer may use the
system.
c) The owner must ensure that a rescue plan that deal with any emergencies that could arise during work is in place and that the users are
familiar with this.
d) If any damager or faults are found during operation, or in case of
circumstances which may jeopardize safety:
- Immediately stop the work in progress
- Contact the site responsible e.g. the turbine owner or the site foreman.
e) No warranty is provided against damage resulting from reconstruction
or modification of equipment or use of non-original parts which are not
approved by the manufacturer.
f)The FPS may not be used outside its limitations, or for any purpose
other than that for which it is intended.
g)The FPS should be handed out and treated as a personal protection
equipment.
h) Always remove the FPS from the rail when not in use; the FPS is not
intended to be parked on the rail when freely suspended.
h) The weight of the user including clothing and equipment shall be within
40 and 136 kg.
i) The maximum number of multiple users is 3.
i)
The FPS is only to be operated by users being proper trained in daily
inspections, working in heights and practicle operation of the system.
j)
j)
For optimal operation, enhanced safety and better climbing ergonomics;
the climber is recommended to maintain a distance of minimum 10 cm
from torso to ladder during regular climb. A good climbing position is
easily obtained by leaning the upper back against the tower.
Keep a distance of 6 meter between each user during ascend and
descend. No more users may use the 2 x 6 meter rail simultaneously
as this will jeopardize the system statics.
k) The first two meters the user may not be protected against hitting the
ground. Take precautions.
l)
Prior first use an expert must inspect the system.
m) If oil, grease or the like has leaked onto the safety rail – wipe it of.
n) If oil, grease, chemicals or the like has leaked onto the shock absorber
or in any kind been in contact with the webbing, have an AVANTI FPS
technician replace the shock absorber.
o) After 5 years of use replace the shock absorber. Date of expiration is
printed on the shock absorber label.
p) Operation temperature -30º / +60º Celsius.
q) In connection with the FPS only full body harnesses approved
according to EN 361 may be used.
x) It’s necessary to use alternative fall protection when
stepping in or off the ladder. The FPS must not be disconnected
from the rail before establishing alternative fall protection.
The FPS must always be attached to the D-ring in the harness before
connecting or disconnecting it to the rail.
y) When working or resting at the ladder it’s essential that the user uses
alternative safety. The FPS is only approved as fall arrest safety when
ascending or descending the ladder.
z) Never twist the shock absorber, it may cause the system to fail.
The owner must verify the need for 3rd party fall
protection device inspections with the local authority
and comply with the standards specified.
r)
The complete FPS has been manufactured and approved according
to EN 353-1 and RfU 11.073.
The Type-examination of the FPS has been performed by: FORCE
Certification A/S, NB 0200, Park Allé 345, DK-2605 Brøndby.
3 Description of equipment
The production control of the FPS is performed by: FORCE
Certification A/S, NB 0200, Park Allé 345, DK-2605 Brøndby.
3.1 Purpose
s) Ladders supplied by AVANTI comply with the requirements of EN 131,
EN ISO 14122.
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The FPS and the safety rail in this User’s Manual serve the
following purposes:
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t) The AVANTI supplied carabiner is approved according to EN 362
requirements and shock absorber according to EN355 requirements.
u) All parts and units have been especially developed for the FPS 2000/
2002 and as such cannot be used in other Fall Protection Systems.
v) These instructions must be kept together with the FPS.
w) When ever using the FPS it’s very important always to make sure, that
the harness is connected by the D-ring complying with the demands
for climbing in vertical fall arrest safety systems on ladders. This
infomation shall be described in the user manual from your harness
supplier.
The FPS is intended for use during ascent and
decent on stationary ladders installed in towers, pylons, well shafts,
manholes etc.
- The FPS is a safety device traveling on a rail which prevents falling /
reduces personal injuries if fall occur.
- The safety rail is designed for permanent installation in
one place.
- The FPS can be mounted on different shapes and brands of ladders, as
long as approval is issued by AVANTI according to page 14, section d.
The FPS and the safety rail are not designed for:
- Securing horizontally,
- Securing equipment,
User’s Manual and Installation Instructions - AVANTI Fall Protection
3.2 Function
The user attaches the runner to his harness by means of an integrated
shock absorber and carabiner. Before starting the climb, user clicks the
runner onto the safety rail. When climbing the runner glides upwards on the
safety rail. In case the user experiences a fall the runner will lock onto the
safety rail and arrest the fall.
3.3 Component overview:
4 Daily inspection
1) Before any use the FPS must be checked for visual damage, wear and
tear, and other defects. Pay especially attention to the shock absorber.
2) During ascent look for visible damage and loose parts along with loose
bolts on ladder, rail or joints.
3) Equipment with defects or equipment that leaves doubt concerning safe
use must be checked by an expert.
Rail
STOP
Do not use FPS if it looks defective or parts are
missing.
Guide seat
Runner
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Before using the FPS, perform a pre-use check following the “Appendix B:
Daily Inspection Checklist /Visual test for Runner System 2000/2002” to
verify that the FPS can be used. If any of the checks does not pass, the
FPS cannot be used.
5 Instructions for use
Rail and runner on ladder
Runner System 2000/2002
STOP
DANGER!
• The runner, the shock absorber, and the carabiner comprise a safety
system. Never adapt, extend, or change in any way this system.
• The arrow on the runner must point upwards – otherwise it will not
arrest a fall.
• Do not use FPS if it looks defective.
Engaging the release mechanism or handling of the runner during ascent
or descent can hinder the safe function of the braking mechanism.
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a) Before using this FPS make sure to wear an approved harness in aca)
cordance to the producer’s prescriptions.
b) Fasten the FPS carabiner in the D-ring of the full body harness.
Remember to choose connection in the chest D-ring for fall arrest
according to the description in the user manual of the harness. When
FPS is mounted, it’s important that the shock absorber isn’t twisted – it
shall be mounted straight between the runner and the carabiner.
2
While lifting the break leaver, tilt the runner so both runner sides are
round each side of the safety rail (2).
Always make sure that the FPS is connected to the D-ring of
the full body harness when mounting/dismounting the runner.
c) With the arrow on the plate pointing upwards the runner is clicked onto
the safety rail. (see picture 1)
Open runner by pushing bottom left steel tap lock and pull left and right
runner side apart.
Place one of the runner sides on its respective safety rail side with the runner arrow pointing upward (1).
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Push the two runner body parts together until the bottom left steel tap
lock pops back in position and locks the runner body. Make sure it is
locked correctly (3).
Remove runner by pushing the bottom left steel tap and pull the
runner sides apart.
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Before dismounting assure you are in a safe area or secured
by another FPS.
DANGER!
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STOP
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If the FPS has blocked a fall or has been
removed from service because of doubts,
it may only return to service after inspection
by a competent person (FPS technician).
The competent person must confirm in writing,
that the FPS is OK to use again.
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When ever using the AVANTI FPS it’s
very important always to make sure, that the harness is
connected by the D-ring complying with the demands
for climbing in vertical fall arrest safety systems on lad
ders. This information shall be described in the user
manual from your harness supplier.
•
In order to be safest possible it’s very important that
the FPS is mounted in the directed D-ring of the
harness before entering the ladder – Furthermore it’s
important that the FPS is attached in the direct D-ring
when exiting the ladder. Don’t dismantle the runner from
the harness before being at safe support, in order to avoid
dropping the FPS.
•
When working or resting at the ladder it’s essential that
the user uses alternative safety. The AVANTI FPS is only
approved as fall arrest safety when ascending or
descending the ladder.
6 Maintenance
e) If the system gets wet let the shock absober air-dry naturally. Do not
use any kind of heating.
f) Store FPS out of direct sunlight and protected form heat and dust.
7 Annual inspection
Every 12 months an expert must inspect the Fall Protection System paying
special attention to the safety rail and the runner. If not -according to working regulations this will void the warranty.
Are the yearly tests not performed the warranty is void, and AVANTI
renounce all liability and claims that may appear.
AVANTI runs “fall protection technician classes” on regular basis.
If interested contact AVANTI.
STOP
Annual inspection may only be conducted
by a competent person, strictly following the
AVANTI´s inspection procedures.
8 Ordering spare parts
When parts are found to be missing stop working - the system must be
taken out of use!
Rail and ladder: Contact an AVANTI expert to replace/repair the missing
parts and carry through a FPS inspection.
a) Dry FPS and rail with a dry cloth.
b) Keep all parts free of oil, grease, paint and chemicals.
c) Never place liquids or sharp objects in the vicinity of the Fall Protection
System as these may damage the equipment.
d) The shock absorber harness can be cleaned using a weak sulphosolution and a soft brush. Subsequently, rinse with lots of pure water.
FPS: Contact an AVANTI expert to replace/repair the missing parts and
carry trough a FPS inspection.
9 Marking
Upward direction when mounted onto rail
Read instructions before use
Runner production no.
EEC-notified body no.
AVANTI product name
Standard no.
Runner System 2000/2002
User weight / Poids utilisateur
40 - 136 kg
EN353-1: 2002 ANSIZ359.1-2007 CSA Z259.2.1.98
Class: AS Type: Rail Mount Size: AVANTI Fall Protection Rail Only. Read
and follow all instructions before use; Inspect device prior to each use.
0200
Classe: AS Type: Support de rail Taille: Uniquement pour rail de protection
contre les chutes AVANTI. Veuillez lire et suivre toutes les instructions avanti
l'utilisation et inspecter le dispositif avant chaque utilisation.
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Serial No./N° de serie:
Production date/Date de Production:
EEC-notified body no.
Standard no.
Production batch no.
Read instructions before use
System 2000/2002
0200
EN353-1: 2002
ANSI Z359.1-2007
CSA Z259.2.1.98
Read supplied instructions prior to use. Min.distance 6 m (19.7 feet) between users.
Maximum number of users: 3. Systems must be inspected by a certified AVANTI technician
annually under normal use or inmediately in the event of a shock load as a result of a fall.
Only AVANTI replacement parts may be used with the system.
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Serial No.
Production date:
WARNING
Using replacement parts,
components not approved
by AVANTI or modified
runners with the rail
system could result in
serious injuries or death.
FOLLOW ALL
INSTRUCTIONS
Rail rating plate
Runner rating plate
Max distance between safety rail and harnes 0,3 m
Shock absorber expiration month
Batch no.
Standard EN no. for shock absorber
EEC-notified body no.
Shock absorber label
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Installation manual
10 Fitting instructions
a) An expert must be in charge of the FPS fitting. The expert takes full
responsibility for the fitting and guarantee that the installation is done in
accordance to these instructions.
Rung fitting
b) Prior to mounting the system, ensure that the ladder involved will be
able to carry the load.
Please refer to manufacturer’s documentation to check that the
system fulfils mandatory standards
c) Ensure that the ladder intended for mounting the AVANTI FPS
complies with the requirements of EN 131, EN ISO 14122 internal
rung width must be minimum 340mm (All AVANTI ladders do)
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d) Ladder with rung geometries that differs form AVANTI‘s may call for
special rung fittings.
These must be calculated and approved by AVANTI.
Rung fitting mounted on a safety rail.
Hammerhead bolt with self-locking nut
e) Before installing the fall protection rail ensure that all parts are present.
Refer to parts list delivered along with the FPS.
f) The ladders shall be installed vertically with a maximum inclination
of ±5º.
Installing the FPS you will need the following parts.
Fish joint connector
Top and bottom stopper
Runner System 2000/2002
Mounting of rail onto ladder:
1. Place the safety rail in the centre of the ladder with the guide seat
situated on the left side.
70°
70°
Guide seat
2. Mount the fall protection rung fittings with hammerhead bolts as follows:
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At the bottom or second last rung of the safety rail ladder.
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At min. every 3rd rung never allowing more than 2 rungs in a row
without rung fitting.
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At the top rung of the safety rail ladder.
3. When joining more ladder sections use profile fish joints. Assure that
2 hammerhead bolts are used for each rail end - that is 4 per fish joint.
Minimum 1 mm – maximum 4 mm gap between the rail connections
(see picture of fish joint connector at page 15).
4. The indicator mark on the hammerhead bolt must be positioned in an
angle of 70° to the safety rail. (see fig below)
5. Tighten the hammerhead nut with 8 Nm.
6. Self-locking nuts must be used at all times, ensure that:
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The bolt extends from the nut by at least half of the thread diameter.
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If it has become possible to loosen the nut by hand replace the nut.
7. End stops shall be fitted at the top and bottom of the safety rail, and at
any point were the runner could unintentionally run off the rail and there
is a potential fall hazard.
8. During installation in wind turbine towers mount a stopper on the rail
top of each individual tower section, then technicians can use the FPS
when erecting (connecting tower sections) the tower.
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Connection of ladder and rail in tower flange connections.
In case the rail and ladder is installed in a wind turbine tower before the
tower is assembled the ladder and rail may need adjustment during tower
assembly. Please follow the cutting and fitting instructions below.
Ladder Bottom:
3. After cutting-of the safety rail below the rung, the safety rail must
extend minimum 55mm below the rung.
4. If the rail is cut to less than 100 mm below the rung (x<100 mm), the
rung fitting - if any, must be moved up one rung (See fig. D below).
Ladder Top:
A rung fitting is always mounted on the top rung of each tower section.
1. After cutting-off the safety rail above the step, the safety rail must
extend minimum 55mm above the step.
C
D
2. If the rail is cut to less than 100 mm above the step (x<100 mm) the
fitting must be moved down one step (See fig. B below).
X>100mm
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X>100mm
55mm<X<100mm
55mm<X<100mm
5. If it is not a bottom tower section there must always be a rung fitting
on one of the two lower rungs. If this is not the case this must be retro
fitted.
General fitting instructions:
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The FPS shall only be fitted with original system parts.
• All system elements must be checked on site, even if the ladders are
supplied with the rails already fitted.
A
B
• The ladder joints are to absorb the vibrations and torsional stress. Not
the safety rail.
• Top end of the rail is allowed to pass the ladder rung with 100 mm.
11 Inspection before
initial use
Before first use an expert must inspect the FPS. The inspection must be
done following appendix A and filled in for later reference.
Ladder rung:
• Ensure that no dents, holes, or cracks have any influence on the step
stability.
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Dents may not exceed 10 mm in diameter or be more than 1 mm deep.
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If dents are found on the rung edges or corners the step stability can
no longer be guaranteed. Replace step.
Ladder style
• Ensure that no dents, holes, or cracks have any influence on the style
stability.
•
Dents may not exceed 20mm in diameter or be more than 1 mm deep.
•
If dents are found on the style edges or corners the style stability can
no longer be guaranteed. Replace the ladder section.
Ladder connections
•
Maximum deviation on rung distance at flange connection is 30mm.
Ladder end
• On the top end and bottom end of the ladder a protection guard
such as the AVANTI rubber feet or end cap must be in place. During
construction of wind turbine towers a top stopper must be mounted on
each individual tower section.
Safety rail
• Ensure that the safety rail fittings are mounted according to the
mounting section in this manual.
•
Ensure that no sharp rail ends are present.
•
Check the legibility of the product marking. If marking is not present
have an expert replace them.
•
Ensure that a top and a bottom stop is mounted.
Safety rail connections
• Ensure that profile fish joints are mounted using two hammerhead
bolts, 4 in total, on each safety rail section leaving min 1 - 4 mm
between each safety rail, and that the indicator mark on the hammerhead bolt is turned 70º
•
Make sure all hammerhead bolts and self locking nuts present on the
system are torqued with 8 Nm.
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Appendix A: Inspection checklist
TESTING FORM:
AVANTI FALLPROTECTION TYPE 2000/2002
EN 353-1/RfU 11.073 DK-0200-PPE-2034
Tower (WEA-No.):
Ladder inspection
Rung:
Style:
Ladder connections: Ladder ends:
General:
User’s Name:
Phone:
Name of inspector:
Date of inspection:
OK
not OK
No dents, holes, or cracks influence on rung stability
No dents larger than 10 mm in diameter or 1 mm deep
No dents on rung corners
Other damage:
No dents, holes, or cracks influence on style stability
No dents on style larger than 20 mm in diameter or 1 mm deep
No dents on rung corners
Other damage:
Distance between ladder ends less than 30 mm
AVANTI rubber feet or end cap mounted
Dirt (oil, corrossion etc.) on ladder
Rail
Rung fitting:
At 1st or 2nd rung at the beginning of each ladder section
At 1st or 2nd rung at the end of each ladder section
At min. Every 3rd rung
Min. 2 fittings for each shortened rail
Other damage:
Rail connections (Fish joint):Fish joint fastened with 2 hammerhead bolts on each rail
All hammerhead bolt indication marks in an angel of 70º to the rail
Max 4 mm distance between rail ends
Other damage:
No sharp edges
Mounted in accordance to the installation instructions
Rail mounted with guide claque in left side (see 3.3)
Dirt (oil, corrossion etc.) on ladder
Other damage:
Resting platform in place and fixed
All screws in place and fixed
Labels and markings legible
Other damage:
Rail:
General:
General
Ladder safe for use:
YES NO
Ladder use prohibited:
YES NO
If the fall protection use is prohibited mark the ladder as closed. In this case a Service Lift must not be used either. Mark Service Lift as closed.
These inspections may only be performed by AVANTI or by an expert.At least every
12 month an inspection by an AVANTI fall protection technician shall be carried out.
The inspection results must be entered in a test journal and filed for later reference.
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Inspector’s Signature
Appendix A: Inspection checklist
TESTING FORM:
AVANTI FALLPROTECTION TYPE 2000/2002
EN 353-1/RfU 11.073 DK-0200-PPE-2034
Tower (WEA-No.):
Ladder inspection
Rung:
Style:
Ladder connections: Ladder ends:
General:
User’s Name:
Phone:
Name of inspector:
Date of inspection:
OK
not OK
No dents, holes, or cracks influence on rung stability
No dents larger than 10 mm in diameter or 1 mm deep
No dents on rung corners
Other damage:
No dents, holes, or cracks influence on style stability
No dents on style larger than 20 mm in diameter or 1 mm deep
No dents on rung corners
Other damage:
Distance between ladder ends less than 30 mm
AVANTI rubber feet or end cap mounted
Dirt (oil, corrossion etc.) on ladder
Rail
Rung fitting:
At 1st or 2nd rung at the beginning of each ladder section
At 1st or 2nd rung at the end of each ladder section
At min. Every 3rd rung
Min. 2 fittings for each shortened rail
Other damage:
Rail connections (Fish joint):Fish joint fastened with 2 hammerhead bolts on each rail
All hammerhead bolt indication marks in an angel of 70º to the rail
Max 4 mm distance between rail ends
Other damage:
No sharp edges
Mounted in accordance to the installation instructions
Rail mounted with guide claque in left side (see 3.3)
Dirt (oil, corrossion etc.) on ladder
Other damage:
Resting platform in place and fixed
All screws in place and fixed
Labels and markings legible
Other damage:
Rail:
General:
General
Ladder safe for use:
YES NO
Ladder use prohibited:
YES NO
If the fall protection use is prohibited mark the ladder as closed. In this case a Service Lift must not be used either. Mark Service Lift as closed.
These inspections may only be performed by AVANTI or by an expert.At least every
12 month an inspection by an AVANTI fall protection technician shall be carried out.
The inspection results must be entered in a test journal and filed for later reference.
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Appendix A: Inspection checklist
TESTING FORM:
AVANTI FALLPROTECTION TYPE 2000/2002
EN 353-1/RfU 11.073 DK-0200-PPE-2034
Tower (WEA-No.):
Ladder inspection
Rung:
Style:
Ladder connections: Ladder ends:
General:
User’s Name:
Phone:
Name of inspector:
Date of inspection:
OK
not OK
No dents, holes, or cracks influence on rung stability
No dents larger than 10 mm in diameter or 1 mm deep
No dents on rung corners
Other damage:
No dents, holes, or cracks influence on style stability
No dents on style larger than 20 mm in diameter or 1 mm deep
No dents on rung corners
Other damage:
Distance between ladder ends less than 30 mm
AVANTI rubber feet or end cap mounted
Dirt (oil, corrossion etc.) on ladder
Rail
Rung fitting:
At 1st or 2nd rung at the beginning of each ladder section
At 1st or 2nd rung at the end of each ladder section
At min. Every 3rd rung
Min. 2 fittings for each shortened rail
Other damage:
Rail connections (Fish joint):Fish joint fastened with 2 hammerhead bolts on each rail
All hammerhead bolt indication marks in an angel of 70º to the rail
Max 4 mm distance between rail ends
Other damage:
No sharp edges
Mounted in accordance to the installation instructions
Rail mounted with guide claque in left side (see 3.3)
Dirt (oil, corrossion etc.) on ladder
Other damage:
Resting platform in place and fixed
All screws in place and fixed
Labels and markings legible
Other damage:
Rail:
General:
General
Ladder safe for use:
YES NO
Ladder use prohibited:
YES NO
If the fall protection use is prohibited mark the ladder as closed. In this case a Service Lift must not be used either. Mark Service Lift as closed.
These inspections may only be performed by AVANTI or by an expert.At least every
12 month an inspection by an AVANTI fall protection technician shall be carried out.
The inspection results must be entered in a test journal and filed for later reference.
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Appendix B: Daily inspection checklist /Visual test for Runner System 2000/2002
ISSUE DESCRIPTION
1
PASS
Is the runner’s body free from corrosion, deformation and other
damage?
FAIL
ISSUE DESCRIPTION
7
Is the Carabiner and shackle free from marks, deformities, wear or
traces of corrosion?
COMMENTS
COMMENTS
2
8
Is the break lever free from corrosion, deformation and other
damage?
Is the locking mechanism of the Carabiner is functioning good? Is the
return spring and articulation of the gate working properly?
COMMENTS
COMMENTS
3
9
Are the 4 rivets securely attached to the middle plate? Is the middle
plate free of damage or bending?
Is the shock absorber’s black strap completely covered in the locking
pin?
COMMENTS
COMMENTS
4
10
Are the 2 rivets attached securely to the aluminum serial plate?
COMMENTS
5
PASS
Is the runner easy to close and open? Does it has a frictionless
operation?
COMMENTS
Are the synthetic guides in place and free from bruces and marks?
Is the blank aluminum plate present and sitting tight?
11
Does the break lever move smoothly up and down?
Are both the spring and shackle securely attached?
COMMENTS
COMMENTS
6
12
Is the shock absorber in normal shape and free from cuts, burns,
seams or has no visible sign of worn?
COMMENTS
Is the runner sliding smoothly on the rail?
COMMENTS
VISUAL TEST
1
7
2
8
3
9
4
10
5
11
6
12
FAIL
Appendix C: Registration form for the FPS
Installation address:
AVANTI rail
Avanti Wind Systems A/S ·
DK-3400 Hillerød
Tel:+45 48 24 90 24 · Fax: +45 48 24 91 24
Date of purchase:
Date first put into service:
Periodic examination and repair history
Date
Identification no.:
Reason for entry
(per. examination)
OK / not OK
Inspector
P eriodic examination
next due date
Australia
Avanti Wind Systems PTY LTD
Unit 15 / 160 Lytton Road
Morningside 4170 · Queensland
P: +61 (0) 7 3902 1445 · F: +61 (0)7 3902 1252
China
Avanti Wind Systems
Building 4 · No, 518
Gangde Road · XiaokunshanTown
Songjiang District · 201614 Shanghai
P: +86 21 5785 8811 · F: +86 21 5785 8815
Denmark
Avanti Wind Systems A/S
Rønnevangs Allé 6 · 3400 Hillerød · Denmark
P: +45 4824 9024 · F: +45 4824 9124
Germany
Avanti Wind Systems GmbH
Max-Planck-Str. 10 25335 Elmshorn
P: +49 (0) 41 21-7 88 85 – 0 · F: +49 (0) 41 21- 7 88 85-20
Spain
Avanti Wind Systems SL · Poligono Industrial Centrovia
Calle Los Angeles No 88 nave 1 · 50198 La Muela
P: +34 976 149524 · F: +34 976 149508
USA
Avanti Wind Systems, Inc.
5150 S. Towne Drive · New Berlin · Wisconsin 53151
P: +1 (262) 641-9101 · F: +1 (262) 641-9161
Revision 1: 24/6/13
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9th Edition: April 2013
UK
Avanti Wind Systems Limited
Caldershaw Business Centre · Unit 29
Ings Lane · Rochdale · OL12 7LQ
P: +44 0 1706 356 442
India
Avanti Wind Systems India Private Ltd
Indus Valley’s Logistic Park · Unit 3 · Warehouse No. G-2
Ground Floor · Vellala Street · Mel Aiyanambakkam
Chennai 600095 · Tamil Nadu
P: +91 44 6455 5911
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