Attaching Lanyard to Fall Arrest Harness
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
Safety Alert received from Build Safe United Arab Emirates:
A contractor caught his leg in the lanyard of his harness. He fell and sustained a cut that required six stitches.
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ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Use a shorter lanyard
Use a lanyard with a retractable line
Attach the lanyard such that it does not loop below the knee
A method should be selected which takes into consideration the type of work being done and the conditions at the work site.
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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