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Safety and health newsletter for the Oregon construction industry

May 12, 2015

 

Fall protection: Inspect your full-body harness in four easy steps (infographic)

Your full-body harness is designed to save your life if you fall. But it won't do you much good if it's defective; don't wait until you fall to find out. Inspecting a full-body harness takes less than two minutes.

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harness safety infographic

Design: Ron Conrad, DCBS Communications

And, most important: Make sure you know how to correctly put it on and use it. The full-body harness is effective only if you know how all of the other components of a personal fall-arrest system work together to stop a fall.

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