The ABC’s of Fall Protection
With a range of full-body harnesses, 3M™ Protecta® Brand has the features and fit for you. You’ll find comfort features that include shoulder pads, moisture-wicking back pads, and foam hip pads with mesh for extra breathability. Work ease features such as an easy-link SRL adapter for the fast, simple attachment of SRLs, and a sturdy belt for convenient tool-bag carrying. And, of course, important safety features including impact indicators, protected labels, and auto-resetting lanyard keepers.
A typical Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS) incorporates three components, often described as the ABC’s of fall protection. The anchorage/anchorage connector, body support and connecting device—when used together—form a complete system for maximum worker protection. But don’t forget the other important components of a comprehensive fall protection program: descent and rescue, education and protection from falling for tools.
are a secure point of attachment. Anchorage connectors vary by industry, job, type of installation and structure. They must be able to support the intended loads and provide a sufficient factor of safety for fall arrest.
harnesses distribute fall forces over the upper thighs, pelvis, chest and shoulders. They provide a connection point on the worker for the personal fall arrest system.
such as energy-absorbing lanyards or self-retracting lifelines connect a worker’s harness to the anchorage.
Descent and rescue
devices are used to raise or lower a fallen injured worker to safety or retrieve him from a confined space.
is essential. We offer a variety of training and consultative services to fit your needs.
Fall protection for tools
helps make work environments safer and more productive by reducing dropped object incidents.
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