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Title: Personal Fall Arrest System Full Body Harness
- A full body harness distributes the force of the fall over the thighs, pelvis, waist, chest and shoulders.
- Body belts have not been allowed as part of an arrest system since January 1998.
Type: Text and Image Slide
At the bottom right is OSHA's logo.
[Includes image of a mannequin wearing a full body harness.]
A full body harness is designed to minimize the impact on the body during a fall by distributing the force of the fall over the entire torso.
And remember, body belts have not been allowed as part of an arrest system since Jan 1998. They can still be used as part of a fall restraint system and we'll cover that in just a few moments.