Fall Arrest Harnesses

Fall arrest harnesses are crucial safety equipment used in various industries to protect workers at height. These harnesses are designed to prevent serious injuries or fatalities in the event of a fall from elevated positions, such as construction sites, industrial facilities, and while working on utility poles or towers.

A typical fall arrest harness consists of webbing straps and hardware that distribute the forces of a fall across the wearer's body to reduce the risk of injury. Key components include shoulder straps, leg straps, a chest strap, and a dorsal attachment point for connecting to a fall arrest system, such as a lanyard or lifeline. Harnesses come in various designs, including full-body harnesses that provide comprehensive protection and sit harnesses for specific applications.

When a fall occurs, the harness helps to arrest the fall by evenly distributing the impact forces across the body, preventing trauma to vital organs and bones. Additionally, they allow workers to be rescued safely after a fall. Regular inspection, proper fitting, and training are essential for ensuring the effectiveness of fall arrest harnesses, as misuse or improper maintenance can compromise safety. These harnesses play a pivotal role in safeguarding workers' lives when they work at heights, making them a fundamental component of workplace safety protocols.

Feel comfortable and confident in the right safety harness for you. The right harness can also improve your productivity by giving you the versatility to do what needs to be done on the job site. 3M fall protection harnesses have earned a well-deserved reputation of being top in class thanks to their comfort, freedom of movement and ease of use.

All of our industry-leading harnesses meet applicable CSA standards and regulations to help you get home safely at the end of the day.

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