Safety of Mountaineering Systems in the Industrial Area

Safety of Mountaineering Systems in the Industrial Area


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Abstract. This paper is devoted to the safety of mountaineering systems, which are designed to prevent falls from a height. The purpose of the paper is to investigate the safety of fall arrest systems and their effectiveness. In addition, the study is to answer the question of whether mountaineering systems are used in the industrial area. This area requires the use of different mountaineering systems than in the case of sport mountaineering. As parks at heights are included in the list of particularly dangerous works, an analysis of systems protecting employees against falling from a height was undertaken. For this purpose, surveys were conducted to determine their correct operation and the degree of employee protection. Employees working in the profession of industrial mountaineer were defined as the research group. As a result of the conducted research, it is determined that employees use individual and collective protection measures. Respondents declared that the means they use work correctly and determine high effectiveness of protection against falls from a height. The systems themselves are built in the correct way and the respondents did not clearly indicate one dominant disadvantage of the mountaineering systems they use.

Mountaineering Systems, Industry, Work at Height, Work Safety, Industrial Safety

Published online 9/1/2023, 9 pages
Copyright © 2023 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: WOŁOWCZYK Jacek, KLIMECKA-TATAR Dorota, Safety of Mountaineering Systems in the Industrial Area, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 34, pp 53-61, 2023


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