Some harnesses are designed to serve more than one purpose. Check the manufacturer’s label for the harness’s
- Group A—Fall arresting
- Group D—Controlled descent
- Group E—Confined entry (raising and lowering)
- Group L—Ladder climbing
- Group P—Work positioning
Note: Only a full body harness that meets CSA Standards Z259.10 is acceptable to WorkSafe.
- Adjust all hardware and straps so the harness fits snugly but still lets you move freely. Tuck in all loose straps so they don’t snag or cause you to trip.
- Hook onto the harness D-ring (marked “A” on each shoulder strap, as shown in the above-right diagram)designed to arrest falls.