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If anyone out there has heavier workers you should make sure that there fall protection is properly tested. The ANSI standard only covers fall protection for employees that weight 310 lbs with any equipment, such as tool belts. Most of the time this not an issue, but it does not mean it doesn't come up. Extra care has to be taken when fitting heavier workers to make sure the harness does not encroach on the neck or cut off circulation to the legs. Consideration for the amount of time the employee may suspended before rescue should be accounted for. This is the first time I have put anything on a blog, so I hope it is the right way of doing it.

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Comment by Wayne Sprague on October 15, 2008 at 7:03pm
James that's very good being an old iron worker I'm a big believer fall protection and it needs to be properly fit on anyone large or small.
Comment by James W Busby, CSP, CHMM, OHST. on October 13, 2008 at 10:32am
John,

Thanks for the comment. I just need to remeber to use the spell check before posting.
Comment by John Miley on October 12, 2008 at 9:02pm
James to the best of my knowledge, you have accomplished the Blog posting perfectly. You have brought up a very important reminder for us all, thank you!

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