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The ABCD’s of Fall Arrest Systems

For years, folks in the fall protection industry have preached the ABC’s of personal fall arrest systems:  Anchorage, Body Support, and Connecting Devices.  This is a great start because the approach has us thinking systematically.  The phrase is easy to remember, and it prompts workers and EHS managers to think about fall arrest systems in a holistic manner, but is this enough to guarantee the safety of your employees?

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Did You Know?

When stopping a fall, personal fall arrest systems must limit the maximum arresting force on the body to 1,800 pounds?