Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Avoid the hazards of falls with this overview of the proper use of personal fall arrest systems

Vivid Learning
Updated Aug 24, 2018

A personal fall arrest system includes more than just wearing a body harnesses. It also includes correctly selecting the length of lanyard or lifeline, ensuring it has minimum breaking strength of 3 to 5,000 pounds depending on type, ensuring the ropes and straps of the lifelines lanyards and body harnesses are made of synthetic fibers and are not damaged and more.