Recently, affected by the revision of Japanese laws, Amazon Japan frequently issued announcements, reminding sellers that products exported to Japan should be adjusted, and seat belt sellers should pay special attention!
Amazon Japan issued an announcement stating that, following the revision of Article 13, Item 3 and Item 28 of Japan's "Implementation Regulations of the Industrial Safety and Health Law", "safety belts" used to prevent danger from crashes in the construction industry and other high-altitude operations " was deactivated, changed to "Fall Protection Equipment".
In addition, after this revision, only the "Human Belt Type" (single suspension) and "Horse Belt Type" (single suspension) will be considered "fall arrest devices" because these devices will meet the revised structural standards. It is important to note that due to the end of the transition period, after January 2, 2022, fall arrest equipment that does not meet the revised structural standards has been banned from sale.
The policy for carabiner sold on Amazon in Japan requires: /ASSE Z359.12-2009, ASTM F1774 or UIAA 121 certification report for carabiner that requires a warning slogan, packaging image, product image
And due to the amendment of the law, "Belt-type (U-shaped)" equipment will no longer be accepted as fall arrest equipment, please do not sell "Belt-type (U-shaped)" equipment as a fall arrest device. It is worth noting that "Belt (U)" equipment and fall arrest equipment can be sold as a set, but "Belt (U)" equipment cannot be sold as fall arrest equipment.
Please confirm whether your products meet the revised legal standards. If there are unqualified products on the shelves, please arrange for the safety belt/carabiner JIS T8165 standard certification as soon as possible, otherwise, once found, it will be forbidden to display.
Japanese station seat belt / carabiner standard JIS T8165 standard processing process:
1. Fill in the application form;
2. Provide samples;
3. Arrange the test;
4. After passing the test, a draft will be issued;
5. Confirm the official document.