What You Will Learn
- Identify the four main inspection areas (hardware, web, stitching, tags) and list modes of failure for each
- Identify the proper location of thigh and chest straps, along with proper tightness, as well as proper location for the dorsal D-ring
- Recognize the danger of hanging in a harness and how suspension trauma straps can alleviate stress on the body
- Identify various types of specialty harnesses
Length & Time
1 day - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
Levels (Experience with Topic)
Beginner: 0-4 years
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Greg Small, P.E., P.Eng., M.Eng, Founder, Elevated Insight & Engineering Ltd.
Greg Small has nearly 40 years of hands-on experience in the design and testing of active fall protection systems. With over three decades of active participation, writing and chairing of CSA Z259 and ANSI/ASSP Z359 standards in Canada and the U.S., Small’s expertise is deeply woven into their technical content. His contributions include leading the development of Canadian and American standards for designing active fall protection systems, horizontal lifelines and Anchorage connectors among many others. Small has a deep historical and technical understanding of how fall protection works — or should and perhaps could work. He is uniquely able to explain why things should be done in particular ways, and in some cases, why we need to improve what we do. He teaches qualified fall protection engineer courses, serves as a forensic investigator and expert witness, and helps manufacturers develop innovative fall protection products and systems.
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