Fall protection equipment integral to fall arrest systems
Harnesses are typically used in conjunction with other fall protection equipment like lanyards. When combined, these equipment constitute what the OSHA refers to as a fall arrest system. As its name implies, fall arrest equipment effectively protect your workers from grave injuries from falls by actually arresting falls. Harnesses feature a front D-ring are typically rated to 400lbs capacity. Complete fall arrest systems are, however rated for 5,000lbs.