This course is part of a series covering the three parts of the personal fall arrest system (PFAS). These parts are the “anchor,” the “bodywear,” and the “connecting device” — widely known as the ABCs. This series was developed for OSHA under a Susan Harwood training grant and is led by well-known experts. Consider registering for all three courses or select the topic most valuable to you and your
This course focuses on the “B” — which refers to the bodywear or full body harness that workers wear to catch them in the event of a fall. Course topics include how to properly select, inspect and wear this equipment. This course is appropriate for workers and employers in industries with high fatality rates; in high-hazard industries; and in small or new businesses. It is also beneficial for temporary, minority and young workers (ages 16 to 24).