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Slide 43

TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: Personal Fall Arrest System Connector/Lanyard
    Type: Text and Image Slide
    Content:

    At the bottom left is slide number 43.

    At the bottom right is OSHA's logo.

    [Includes six images showing self-retracting lifelines and lanyards; rip stitch lanyards; tearing and deforming lanyards; and ropes and straps (webbing) used in lanyards, lifelines, and strength components of body belts and body harnesses made from synthetic fibers.]

    Speaker Notes:

    Lanyards shall have a minimum breaking strength of 5,000 pounds. (1926.502(d)(9))

    Self-retracting lifelines and lanyards which automatically limit free fall distance to 2 feet (0.61 m) or less shall be capable of sustaining a minimum tensile load of 3,000 pounds applied to the device with the lifeline or lanyard in the fully extended position. (1926.502(d)(12))

    Self-retracting lifelines and lanyards which do not limit free fall distance to 2 feet (0.61 m) or less, rip stitch lanyards, and tearing and deforming lanyards shall be capable of sustaining a minimum tensile load of 5,000 pounds applied to the device with the lifeline or lanyard in the fully extended position. (1926.502(d)(13))

    Ropes and straps (webbing) used in lanyards, lifelines, and strength components of body belts and body harnesses shall be made from synthetic fibers. (1926.502(d)(14))