ABC's of Your Personal Fall Arrest System Refresher

DVD, 9 Min.

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Description This video shows viewers how to properly select and use personal fall arrest systems so they can work safely above ground. Topics include forces involved in falls, components of a fall arrest system, inspection of the equipment, calculating fall distance, selection of an appropriate connecting device and the importance of choosing a legal tie-off point. After watching the program, the participant will be able to explain the following:

• How the three components of a personal fall arrest system work together to prevent injuries and deaths;

• How to properly select, inspect and use personal fall protection equipment;

• How to calculate the fall distance between the anchor point and the maximum elongation of the connecting device;

• Why it is so important to choose a safe, legal tie-off point.