A Guide to Harnesses and Lanyards
Personal Fall Arrest Systems
As with any type of PPE, harnesses and lanyards must be a last resort for fall protection. It must first be determined if the fall hazard can be eliminated by removing the need to work at heights or near the unprotected hazard. After evaluating engineering controls, it may be determined the only feasible measure is to implement personal fall arrest systems.
This whitepaper provides insights on selecting personal fall arrest system equipment, tips for fit and material as well as illustrations on the necessary length of a lanyard for specific working heights and much more. Access this whitepaper to find professional advice on the selecting and using a personal fall arrest system to protect your organization’s most valuable resource – the worker.